11 February 2021

Zimbabwe has purchased 600 000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm, in addition to the 200 000 China has donated.

According to the country’s Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa, the vaccines are due to arrive in Zimbabwe by the start of March.

Mutsvangwa also said Zimbabwe negotiating with Russia over the procurement of its Sputnik vaccines and was expecting more doses from India and COVAX.

Meanwhile, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said his country is also ready to provide vaccines for Ethiopia and Algeria to support their fight against COVID-19.

Adapted from original source:SABCNews



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