Lebanon seeks private sector help for vaccination drive

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon seeks private sector help for vaccination drive” – below is their description.

    Lebanon is looking to the private sector to help speed up its vaccination drive.

    Only about 1 percent of the population is fully vaccinated.

    But there are concerns that contracting out vaccination distribution will lead to nepotism and will not benefit those who are most in need.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr has more from Beirut, Lebanon.

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    In This Story: Lebanon

    Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

    The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

    Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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