WORLD China to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 19 African countries

WORLD

China to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 19 African countries

CGTN

18:14, February 22, 2021

China will provide COVID-19 vaccines to 19 African countries in need to help them fight the pandemic, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday.

The first shipment of 200,000 doses China-provided COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Robert Mugabe International Airport, Harare, Zimbabwe, February 15, 2021. (Photo: CFP)

China has donated vaccines to Zimbabwe and Equatorial Guinea as of Sunday, and will continue to offer aid within its abilities to help Africa win the battle against the pandemic, Wang said.

China also supports companies exporting vaccines to African countries that are in urgent need and have approved Chinese vaccines, he said.

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