Egypt approves Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

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Sun, 2021-01-03 10:07

CAIRO: Egypt has approved the use of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharma giant Sinopharm with its rollout to start later in January, the health minister said.
“The Egyptian pharmaceutical authority approved on Saturday the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine,” Hala Zayed said late Saturday, on the local MBC Masr channel.
The first batch of the vaccine was delivered in December, with further doses expected this month.

China has given conditional approval to a coronavirus vaccine developed by state-owned Sinopharm. (File/AP)
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