COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Senegal from China

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Senegalese President Macky Sall received a shipment of the coronavirus vaccine from China at Blaise Diagne International Airport on Wednesday evening. Sall announced that vaccinations would begin at the end of February, starting with medical personnel and people deemed at high-risk from COVID-19. #vaccine #sinovac

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