Egypt aims for deal to produce Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines - (This is Money via NewsPoints Desk)

  • The Egyptian government hopes to sign an agreement with Sinovac Biotech before the end of March to manufacture its coronavirus vaccine in Egypt, as reported This is Money on Monday.

  • Health Minister Hala Zayed said that talks between the parties reached "an advanced stage" and Egypt has asked the Chinese government for assistance over the manufacturing price.

  • Egypt has acquired 650,000 doses of another Chinese vaccine developed by Sinopharm.

  • Zayed said Egypt was ready to cooperate with Chinese companies that are developing new COVID-19 vaccines in Phase III trials.

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