Sinopharm vaccines arrive in T&T

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Sinopharm vaccines arrive in T&T

The 100,000 Sinopharm vaccines donated to T&T by China have arrived.

100,000 doses of the World Health Organisation (WHO) approved Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, which were manufactured by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products Co. Limited, landed at the Piarco International Airport at 1:09 am this morning, Wednesday 19th May 2021.

Minister of Health, Terrence Deyalsingh, was on hand to receive the vaccines.

On Monday, Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Fang Qiu, stated while his Twitter account that there was a smooth transfer of the consignment at Toronto airport.

“Thanks go to Hainan Airlines, Caribbean Airlines and CAINAO for their concerted efforts enabling this safe and swift delivery,” tweeted Fang.