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US News Covid-19 in Libya: Launch of the vaccination campaign

20:30  10 april  2021
20:30  10 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Le Premier ministre libyen Abdelhamid Dbeibah se fait vacciner contre le Covid-19, le 10 avril 2021 à Tripoli © Mahmud Turkia Prime Minister Libyan Abdelhamid Dbeibah is vaccinated against Covid-19, April 10, 2021 in Tripoli

Libya reported having launched Saturday his campaign Vaccination against COVID-19, starting with Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dbeibah, while cases increase in this conflict fragile country.

The announcement was made by the President of the National Center for Disease Control (CDC) Badreddine Al-Najjar at a press conference.

"The National Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign was launched at the CDC headquarters in Souq al-Joumaa" (Suburbs is Tripoli), and aims in priority "the elderly, chronic patients", a-T- he says.

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Abdelhamid Dbeibah, Head of the Government of National Unity (Gun), was the first to receive a vaccine, followed by the Minister of Health, Ali Al-Zenati, found a reporter from AFP.

Le Premier ministre libyen Abdelhamid Dbeibah (c), le ministre de la Santé Ali al-Zenati (g) et le président du CDC, Badreddine al-Najjar (d), lors du lancement de la campagne de vaccination contre le Covid-19, le 10 avril 2021 à Tripoli © Mahmud Turkia Prime Minister Libyan Abdelhamid Dbeibah (C), the Minister of Health Ali Al-Zenati (G) and the CDC President Badreddine Al-Najjar (d), when launching the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, April 10, 2021 in Tripoli

"All Libyans will be vaccinated. (...) I ask them to register quickly on the online platform (vaccination)," said Dbeibah in front of the journalists.

Shortly after obtaining the confidence of Parliament on March 10, the Prime Minister stated that access to the vaccine of the population was one of his government's priorities.

"The arrival of the vaccines was delayed by political considerations and not financial," he said, in allusion to the previous government.

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Libya currently records about a thousand cases a day, increasing in relation to recent months, with relatively difficult access to PCR tests for Libyans.

The last official assessment amounts to 166,888 cases of contamination, including 2,807 deaths, in the country of nearly seven million inhabitants where health infrastructure has been weakened by conflicts over the last ten years.

Des doses du vaccin russe Spoutnik V contre le coronavirus dans un entrepôt du ministère libyen de la Santé, le 4 avril 2021 à Tripoli © Mahmud Turkia Doses of the Russian vaccine sputnik V against the coronavirus in a warehouse of the Libyan Ministry of Health, April 4, 2021 in Tripoli

Two deliveries of 100,000 doses each of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine have already arrived in Libya, in More than 57,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine via the COVAX device.

Four cold rooms of 20 m3 were delivered by UNICEF Friday and will be installed in Tripoli, Benghazi, Sebha and Misrata to store vaccines for the 426 vaccination centers of the country.

Libya is trying to get out of a decade of conflict since the fall in 2011 from the regime of Muammar Gaddafi, a chaos marked by the existence in recent years of rival powers, in tripolitan (west) and cyrenaic (EST) .

The Gun has the task of working on the unification of the country's institutions and prepare the national elections on 24 December.

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