Egypt kicks off coronavirus vaccination with frontline medical workers

Egypt began vaccinating frontline medical staff against COVID-19 on Sunday using the jab developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). The vaccine will be provided free of charge first to all doctors and frontline workers treating coronavirus patients, then to other medical workers, senior citizens and people with chronic illnesses, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.… Read More Egypt kicks off coronavirus vaccination with frontline medical workers

Serbia receives one million doses of China’s Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine

A plane carrying one million doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived on Saturday in Serbia, making it the first European country to receive the Chinese vaccine for mass inoculation programmes. President Aleksandar Vucic was accompanied by Beijing’s ambassador to the Balkan country at Belgrade’s airport as containers carrying the vaccines were unloaded from an Air… Read More Serbia receives one million doses of China’s Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine

China approves use of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine

China approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by an affiliate of state-backed pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm on Thursday, making it the country’s first approved shot for general public use, as it braces for increased transmission risks over winter. DONG-YAN JIN, PROFESSOR AT THE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG “We still have not seen… Read More China approves use of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine