Egypt will manufacture up to 60 million doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine by next month according to Head of the Central Department of Preventive Medicine at the Ministry of Health.
1.7 million doses of the AstraZenka vaccine will be received on May 9 from International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (Gavi).
Officially, Egypt will locally produce China’s Sinovac and Russian Sputnik V vaccines and is planning to secure millions of doses annually as part of the state’s industry localization plan.
VACSERA will manufacture the final product using the ready-made product provided by Sinovac.
The World Health Organization (WHO) sent international experts to the assess the performance of the VACSERA factories in order for these factories to start manufacturing the vaccine and send it to African countries.