According to the data of the COVID-19 vaccine information platform of the Turkish Ministry of Health, as of noon local time on the 20th, more than 1 million people in Turkey have been vaccinated against China against the novel coronavirus.
On the 13th of this month, the Turkish Drug and Medical Equipment Administration approved the emergency use of the Kerlaifu coronavirus vaccine of China’s Kochen Company, which is the only coronavirus vaccine approved for emergency use in Turkey.
On the 13th, Turkish Health Minister Koja was vaccinated against China live. Since the 14th, Turkey has started vaccination nationwide, and the first group to vacculate is medical staff.
On the evening of the 14th, Turkish President Erdoğan also vaccinated the vaccine. On the 19th, Turkey began to vaccinate the elderly, the disabled and relevant workers in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.
It is reported that Turkey and China’s Kexing Company have signed a contract for the purchase of the novel coronavirus vaccine, and the first batch of vaccines arrived in Turkey at the end of December last year.