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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Nepal clears China’s Sinopharm vaccine, 500,000 doses to be donated” – below is their description.
Nepal has approved China’s Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use. The move paves the way for China to donate half-a-million doses to the Himalayan nation. The Chinese jab becomes the second treatment to be cleared in the country after India donated one million doses of AstraZeneca’s product last month.CGTN YouTube Channel
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