Serbia became one of the first European countries to receive a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine

Serbia became one of the first European countries to receive a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine
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Serbia became one of the first European countries to receive a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday when one million doses of a jab produced by Sinopharm arrived at Belgrade airport, APA reports Business Recorder.

President Aleksandar Vucic posted a picture of himself on Instagram, standing next to the plane carrying the vaccine.

"We are proud of our friendship with China," he was quoted as saying by Beta news agency, telling reporters that he hoped to be inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine in six or seven days.

Note that Serbia has registered nearly 370,000 infections and more than 3,700 deaths from the novel coronavirus.

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