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Morocco to Use Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine as a Part of a Nationwide Vaccination Campaign

Members of a Morrocan medical team wait for patients who tested positive for COVID-19 at a parking lot in the town of Moulay Bousselham, north of the capital Rabat on June 20, 2020. FADEL SENNA / AFP

The Moroccan government announced that it plans to embark on a mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign that will initially use Chinese-made vaccines even before they’ve completed advanced trials.

King Mohammed VI instructed the government to make the vaccine free, according to a Royal Palace statement. The first injections are expected to take place within the next few days. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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