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President Macky Sall takes Covid jab live on TV

Macky Sall, president of Senegal has taken his Covid-19 jab live on television.

The West African state has inoculated more than 4,000 people since it launched its vaccination campaign two days ago, following the arrival of 200,000 doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine.

Macky Sall last week, said the government bought the vaccine, and did not wait to receive doses from the World Health Organization’s Covax scheme, which aims to make it easier for developing nations to puchase them.

Read also: Algeria receives doses of Chinese Sinopharm vaccine

Senegal is expecting a further six million doses of the vaccine.

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