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Saudi Arabia crown prince receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine -SPA

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gets a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 25, 2020. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as part of a national COVID-19 vaccination plan being implemented by the ministry of health, state news agency SPA reported on Friday.

(This story corrects o say crown prince received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, not the first dose of vaccine administered in the country)

Reporting by Hesham Abdul Khalek; Editing by Hugh Lawson