While Europeans and Americans are now ramping up their efforts to develop COVID-19 manufacturing facilities in Africa, a Chinese joint venture in Egypt is already well underway where it’s becoming a vital hub in Beijing’s vaccine diplomacy in both Africa and the Middle East.
China’s ambassador to Cairo, Liao Liqiang, was at the headquarters of the Egyptian state-run pharmaceutical company VASCERA that produces Sinovac vaccines on Sunday to make a donation of 500,000 doses to the Palestinian Authority that will be distributed in the Gaza Strip.
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