Egypt mulls producing Chinese coronavirus vaccine locally - (Egypt Independent via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Egypt's Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed met with a Chinese delegation to discuss producing a coronavirus vaccine within Egypt under the support of the countries governments, as reported Egypt Independent on Wednesday.

  • The Health and Population Ministry said that the delegation is from a major Chinese company that is conducting clinical experiments on a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Zayed and the delegation explored ways of cooperation between the Egyptian Holding Company for Vacsera and the Chinese company, in preparation for the production of the vaccine in Egypt as soon as its effectiveness is proven.

  • According to the ministry's spokesperson Khaled Megahid, the companies will exchange clinical trial information related to the production of vaccines, and familiarise each other with new pharmaceutical and vaccine manufacturing technology.

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