Morocco acquires 65m of covid-19 vaccine doses

Morocco announced Thursday it acquired 65 million of covid-19 doses from two different laboratories for its vaccination campaign targeting 25 million Moroccans.
Khalid Ait Taleb, health minister of the North African country informed a cabinet meeting held Thursday, state-run news agency MAP reported.
The kingdom has signed acquisition deals with China National Pharmaceutical Group Corp, Sinopharm, and with AstraZeneca, British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Company.
The cabinet did not reveal the timeline of the vaccination campaign but it was reported that the process will take a month and likely to start from next year.
King Mohammed VI instructed this month to make the vaccination free of charge for all Moroccans.
The North African country as of Thursday reported 2,650 news cases bringing the infection toll at 425,864. The fatalities reached 7,130 after the report of the 44 new deaths on the same day.

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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network