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Uganda Set to Receive More Chinese COVID Vaccines

Chinese ambassador Zhang Lizhong and Ugandan Vice President Jessica Alupo announced on Friday that China would provide a second shipment of 300,000 vaccines. It’s not clear from the announcement if the vaccines will be sold or donated. The first batch delivered in July was delivered as part of a donation from the Chinese government.

Other Chinese Vaccine Headlines:

  • ALGERIA: The first shipment of Sinovac vaccines sold through the global COVAX vaccine alliance will arrive in Tangiers on Monday. (CGTN AFRICA)
  • BAHRAIN: A new study revealed that Sinopharm’s COVID vaccine was less effective than others at preventing infection, hospitalization, and death, especially among people over 50 years old. (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Officials in the capital Abu Dhabi are now requiring booster shots for anyone previously inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine. (BLOOMBERG)
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