On Friday, hours after the agreement was announced, the Palestinian officials have canceled a deal through which Israel will share one million Coronavirus vaccine doses to Palestine for the sake of the same amount of doses in return later this year.
The Palestinian authority described that the vaccine doses, which Israel started sharing to the occupied West Bank, almost expire or very close to expiry dates. Moreover, it does not meet their standards. While publicizing the deal, Israel had described that the COVID-19 vaccines is going to expire soon without mentioning the exact date.
On social media, the Palestinian officials had to deal with extensive criticism as the deal was publicized, with several alleging them for accepting ineffective or weak Coronavirus vaccine. Critics also suggested that vaccines might not show efficacy.
On Friday, Israel is going to deliver nearly one million vaccine doses that are very soon to expire to the Palestinian officials in return for the same number of vaccine doses the Palestinian likely to accept later this year.
Israel inoculated 85% of its adult population
The country, Israel, which is now completely resumed after inoculating around eighty-five percent of the country’s adults, has dealt with criticism for not delivering its virus vaccines to the 4.5 million Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank.
The inequality has raised across the world when the bulk of COVID-19 vaccine jabs are delivered to the richest nations. Furthermore, those nations have demonstrated progress getting their own outbreaks, they have previously started promising delivery for middle-and low-income nations that were behind for months.
The fresh government of Israel, which came under oath on Sunday, described that it would deliver Pfizer Coronavirus vaccines that are going to expire soon. Moreover, the Palestinian official would return it with the same amount of vaccines when it attains them from the pharmaceutical firm in the upcoming Sep. or Oct. The new government of Israel explained in a statement that more than 1.4 million vaccine doses could be exchanged.
Yair Lapid, the Foreign Minister, tweeted after the agreement was announced that they will continue to seek effective ways to cooperate for public benefit in the region.