Egypt approves China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

27 April 2021 - 08:22 By Mahmoud Mourad
Egypt has also granted approval to Russia's Sputnik vaccine.
Egypt has also granted approval to Russia's Sputnik vaccine.
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Egypt's drug authority said on Monday it had granted approval to China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine for emergency use.

Egypt has so far approved and received shipments of the Sinopharm and AstraZeneca vaccines, and has said it is preparing to produce up to 80 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine locally.

It has also granted approval to Russia's Sputnik vaccine.

Reuters


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