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Saudi Arabia to inoculate those aged 12 to 18 with Pfizer vaccine - ministry

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A vial labelled with the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

CAIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will start inoculating young people aged 12 to 18 against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine after it was approved by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, the health ministry said on a tweet on Sunday.

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Reporting by Nayera Abdallah Editing by Gareth Jones

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