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Sinovac Vaccine Close To Being Produced In Egypt

23 Mar 2021

The Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Hala Zayed, announced at a press conference with the Chinese Ambassador to Egypt that an agreement is expected to be signed soon with the Chinese vaccine producer Sinovac. The agreement will pave the way for the production of Covid vaccines in Egypt. The vaccines will be produced by the state-owned company Vacsera.

The Chinese Ambassador echoed the Minister’s announcement, stressing the importance of continuing to strengthen the cooperation between China and Egypt in the production of the vaccines. The Ambassador confirmed the ongoing communication between the Chinese vaccine producers and Vacsera to begin vaccine production as soon as possible.

The Minister mentioned that the WHO (World Health Organization) has already sent international experts to assess the performance of Vacsera’s production facilities in preparation for the commencement of the vaccine’s production in Egypt, as well as the exporting of the produced vaccines to African countries. (Source: al-Ahram Newspaper, al-Youm al-Sabee Newspaper, al-Masry al-Youm Newspaper, al-Shorouk Newspaper, al-Mal Newspaper)

 

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