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China's Xi pledges to supply another 1bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa

Beijing, Nov 29 (UNI/Sputnik) China will ship an additional billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to African countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Monday.
"China will provide Africa with another billion doses of vaccines," Xi said at the opening ceremony of the 8th ministerial conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, as quoted by the China Central Television.
Out of those, 600 million doses will be donated, while the remaining 400 million doses will be provided by Chinese companies through joint production with local business. China will also support African countries in implementing 10 health-related projects, and will deploy 1,500 medical workers and public health experts to the continent.
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