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With Chinese-Made Jabs in Hand, Zimbabwe to Kick Off National Vaccination Drive

Chinese Ambassador Gao Shaochun accompanies Zimbabwe Vice President/Health Minister Constantino Chiwenga to inspect 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines that arrived in Harare on Monday. Jekesai NJIKIZANA / AFP

200,000 doses of donated Chinese COVID-19 vaccines landed at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare on Monday, providing a badly-needed boost for the Zimbabwean government in its battle against the rapidly spreading virus.

Another 600,000 doses are expected to arrive from China next month.

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