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Ukraine PM says coronavirus vaccinations to start in February

Ukraine's Prime Minister Shmygal speaks during an interview in Kiev

KYIV (Reuters) – Prime Minister Denys Shmygal on Friday said he expected Ukraine to start coronavirus vaccinations in February.

In a televised interview with Ukraine 24, he also said he expected a spike in coronavirus infections after the January holiday period but that the health system was equipped to handle it. He ruled out extending a national lockdown beyond Jan 24.

(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; writing by Matthias Williams; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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