Saudi Arabia shifts to ‘first doses first’ approach

Move comes in response to limited vaccines supply

A medical worker administers a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine at Saudi Arabia’s drive-through vaccination site in Riyadh last month (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty)

When the United Kingdom decided to prioritise giving the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine to as many people as possible and wait longer for the second dose than initially recommended, the de…

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