UAE donates about 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Belarus
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated the vaccine against coronavirus to Belarus. The plane with the medication on board arrived in Minsk on 9 June, BelTA learned from the Telegram-channel of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.
At Minsk-2 Airport the important cargo (about 10,000 vaccine doses) was received by chief doctor of the National Medical Response Center Eduard Valchuk and Charge d'Affaires of the UAE in Belarus Mohammed Alshehhi. According to Eduard Valchuk, today the vaccine is needed all over the world, and Belarus is no exception. “A friendly step of solidarity is important for our country,” said the chief doctor.
The Chinese inactivated Sars-CoV-2 Vero Cell vaccine, which arrived in Belarus, has now been approved for use in more than 10 countries in addition to China. They are the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Hungary, and others.