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Feb 16, 2021

Hungary sends for first delivery of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

550,000 doses of the vaccine will be loaded on the state aircraft which is expected to return to Hungary at around noon today.

 

State Secretary Tamás Menczer has revealed that the state of Hungary’s aircraft has taken off for Beijing to pick up the first delivery of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine.

According to MTI, Menczer said in a video that 550,000 doses of the vaccine will be loaded on the aircraft which is expected to return to Hungary at around noon today.

The state secretary noted that more than 30 million people around the world have been inoculated with the Chinese Covid-19 vaccine, including some half a million in neighboring Serbia. At present, Hungary is using the BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines to inoculate its population against the coronavirus.

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