Egypt to locally produce Chinese Covid-19 vaccine


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Email Share JOHANNESBURG – Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed has announced that the North African country will start locally producing China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine in June, according to Xinhua. The news outlet reported on Monday that Zayed, who was speaking during a press conference in Cairo, said that the first two million doses will be produced at the plants of the Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA). “We will receive the first shipment of the raw materials needed to manufacture the vaccine on May 18,” she said. She also added that 40 million doses will be produced...