A lab technician from the Algerian pharmaceutical company Saidal, shows a vial of the locally-produced Chinese-developed Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, in the northeastern Algerian city of Constantine. AFP.
Algeria will become the second African country after Egypt to begin local production of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines. A new “fill-and-finish” facility in the eastern city of Constantine will begin producing Sinovac jabs on Wednesday. The government says initial output will range between 1-3 million doses per month through the end of the year and ramp up to five million a month beginning in January.(REUTERS)
The PLA Navy’s 39th Fleet is now on its way to the Gulf of Aden to conduct escort missions as part of the ongoing multinational anti-piracy campaign off the coast of Somalia. The three-vessel armada, led by the guided-missile destroyer Urumqi, departed from the port of Qingdao on Sunday. Chinese naval forces have been escorting cargo vessels in the Gulf of Aden since 2008. (XINHUA)
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