Angola Receives Sputnik Vaccines From Serbia

Luanda — Angola received Saturday 25,000 shots of Sputnik V vaccines from Serbia, as result a memorandum signed last August during the visit of the minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Nikolas Sellakovic.

Angola's State Secretary for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, told the press that the donation comprises component 1 and 2 doses.

Mufinda reiterated Angolan government's commitment to permanent acquisition process of shots to meet the vaccination plan, expected to reach as many as seven million people by the end of the year.

The official predicted the arrival of 13 million doses of vaccines until December this year.

He said in addition to the high-performance vaccination posts, the authorities are also working with advanced brigades in some crowded urban centres.

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