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Libya, which has so far received 400,000 doses of three types of vaccines, has started its Covid-19 immunisation campaign for the general population.

Indonesia has an ambitious coronavirus vaccine programme. However, this looks threatened after Jakarta said 100 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have 'an uncertain arrival schedule.'

Turkey reopens most restaurants, schools

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Turkey reopens most restaurants, schools

Turkey on reopened most restaurants for indoor dining and allowed more students to return to school as it rolled back tough coronavirus restrictions.

Egypt struggles to launch domestic vaccine production

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Egypt struggles to launch domestic vaccine production

Egypt has so far been unable to negotiate an agreement with Chinese state and private companies to produce coronavirus vaccines domestically, ...

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia and the United ...

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Turkey vaccinates one million people in first week

Turkey has confronted the covid-19 crisis by vaccinating one million people in just one week.

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Erdogan gets jab as Turkey unrolls Chinese vaccine

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan got jabbed as the country began rolling out China's Sinovac's vaccine.

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Turkey launches vaccination drive with Chinese jab

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca received the first shot of CoronaVac live on television

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Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab

Indonesia's Prime Minister received the first of two doses of the Chinese-developed Coronavac, which domestic regulators approved this week.

Turkey extends ban on firing workers during Covid-19 pandemic

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Turkey extends ban on firing workers during Covid-19 pandemic

The ban aims to keep the unemployment rate steady as Turkey battles the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Chinese vaccine shipment arrives in Turkey

The vaccines have finally arrived to Turkey following a two-week delay.

Turkish official says CoronaVac vaccine 91.25% effective

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Turkish official says CoronaVac vaccine 91.25% effective

The results are the first to be announced for Sinovac's experimental vaccine, of which Turkey has secured 50 million doses, Health Minister ...

UAE rolls out Covid-19 vaccinations in Abu Dhabi

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UAE rolls out Covid-19 vaccinations in Abu Dhabi

Covid-19 vaccinations roll out in the Emirati capital, officials said on Monday.

Indonesia receives over a million Chinese Covid-19 vaccine doses

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Indonesia receives over a million Chinese Covid-19 vaccine doses

More than 1.2 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine made by China's Sinovac has been delivered to Indonesia, authorities confirmed.

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine maker gets $500 million funding boost

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Chinese Covid-19 vaccine maker gets $500 million funding boost

Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech has secured half a billion dollars in extra funding to produce its Covid-19 vaccine as the ...

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Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears

With the government now reporting all positive coronavirus tests, Turkey is one of the worst-hit countries in Europe.

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Indonesia FM calls for 'equal access' to coronavirus vaccines

Indonesia's foreign minister Retno Marsudi said it is crucial that developing countries have 'equal access' to a future coronavirus vaccine.

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