China donates 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone on Thursday received a consignment of 200,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine donated by China to support the country's vaccination campaign.

Health authorities in Sierra Leone said the vaccine will "play an important role in preventing and containing the COVID-19 in the country."

Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Hu Zhangliang said: "We are supporting Sierra Leone with the COVID-19 vaccine at a time when countries around the world are struggling to have the vaccine."

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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