January 27 According to Reuters on the 27th, Morocco received 500,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group on the same day, which may become the first African country to launch a national vaccination program.
According to the report, Morocco reached an agreement with the State Pharmaceutical Group in August 2020 to carry out clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine in the country and plan to build a production plant.
On the 22nd, the Moroccan Ministry of Health issued a statement approving the emergency use of the national drug coronavirus vaccine.
According to the Moroccan government, the priority vaccination population includes personnel responsible for medical treatment, security and education, and the website has been opened to provide appointment services for the population.
The government previously said it planned to vaccinate 25 million people, or 80% of the population, in three months.
Moroccan Ministry of Health officials said that the implementation of the national vaccination plan will depend on the subsequent vaccine supply.