One million doses of Sinopharm vaccine arrive in Sri Lanka

One million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine arrived in Sri Lanka today.

The vaccines, purchased by Sri Lanka, arrived from China.

The cabinet had last week approved a proposal to purchase more Sinopharm and Pfizer vaccines.

The Cabinet approved a proposal to purchase 9 million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine and 14 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

The Sinopharm vaccine is manufactured in China and the Pfizer vaccine in the US.

Sri Lanka has already purchased a large stock of Sinopharm and Pfizer vaccines. (Colombo Gazette)