Saudi king receives first dose of a coronavirus vaccine -SPA

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz gets a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Neom, Saudi Arabia
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz gets a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Neom, Saudi Arabia, January 8, 2021. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY

January 8, 2021

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi King Salman received a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine on Friday in the NEOM economic zone, the state news agency SPA said.

The agency posted two pictures and a short video that showed a medical staff injecting the king with the vaccine.

(Reporting by Oamr Fahmy; writing by Mahmoud Mourad, Editing by Franklin Paul and Leslie Adler)