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MENA countries have participated in clinical trials of the China COVID vaccine

MENA countries have participated in clinical trials of the China COVID vaccine
Published Thursday 01 October 2020

MENA countries have participated in clinical trials of the China COVID vaccine

As the CNBC has informed, UAE has approved a Chinese coronavirus vaccine for emergency use for its frontline health workers.

"UAE has approved a Chinese COVID 19 vaccine for emergency use for frontline health workers who are at the highest risk for this virus ", - the UAEs National Emergency Crisis And Disaster Management Authority said in tweet .

Developing countries, especially in Africa, will receive priority access to a Chinese-produced COVID-19 vaccine when it’s available for distribution, "theafricareport" has informed. It has been said by the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Morocco, Egypt and UAE playing important role in China's vaccine development program.

But China is not alone for vaccine market in Africa, as a Russia who claims that ( Sputnik V vaccine) is ready to distribute its COVID 19 treatment to 20 countries including Algeria even though it hasn't undergone same extensive clinical trials as in other countries.

As expected, when this vaccine will be available for distribution, it will be produced in Egypt, where the two governments have agreed to accomplish a vaccine production hub in the North African country, AL MONITOR has reported

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