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President of Zimbabwe: China's new crown vaccine is safe and effective

President of Zimbabwe: China's new crown vaccine is safe and effective

Issue Time:2021-03-17

On the 8th local time, President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe stated on his official social media account that in order to protect Zimbabwe, the country must first protect important workers who risk their lives to serve the country. He pointed out that currently, Zimbabwe is implementing the first round of the national new crown vaccination plan: giving priority to medical workers, some government staff, and media workers for vaccination. Mnangagwa said that the new crown vaccine produced in China is safe and effective.


△ President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe (picture source: Government of Zimbabwe)

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines provided by China to Zimbabwe arrived in Zimbabwe on February 15 and has since been distributed to all 10 provinces of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe has started COVID-19 vaccination nationwide on February 22. This month, the second batch of COVID-19 vaccine aided by China to Zimbabwe will arrive along with the vaccine purchased by Zimbabwe from China.(Headquarters reporter He Xu)

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