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South Korea approves Pfizer covid-19 vaccine: drug safety ministry

COVID-19 vaccination in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s drug safety ministry said on Friday it has granted final approval for the use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine.

The announcement came after the ministry approved a separate batch of Pfizer vaccines sent last month via the COVAX global vaccine sharing scheme, which are being used in the ongoing vaccination campaign. The ministry has also approved AstraZeneca’s vaccine.

(Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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