Saudi king receives first dose of a coronavirus vaccine -SPA

FILE PHOTO: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz gives virtual speech during the 15th annual G20 Leaders' Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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)