Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including eight children and four women, have died and three others are injured in a fire at a farm in rural Jordan.
Sinopharm is setting up production lines to supply up to one billion doses of two COVID-19 vaccines currently being tested on 50,000 people in Phase III trials. Sinopharm is currently testing the vaccines in ten countries, including Egypt, Argentina, Jordan, and Peru.
The Jordanian government announces it has struck a deal with the teachers' union to end a month-long strike that affected at least 1.5 millon students. The strike was instigated over pay in light of new austerity measures.