Morocco gets half million doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine - (Fidelity via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Morocco on Wednesday received half a million doses of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine as it prepares to be the first African country to roll out a national immunisation campaign, as reported in Fidelity.

  • According to the news source, the consignment is the second batch to arrive in Morocco after 2 million doses of AstraZeneca's vaccine, manufactured by India's Serum Institute.

  • The country signed a deal with Sinopharm in August which involved conducting clinical trials in Morocco as well as announcing plans to set up a production plant.

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