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China Picks UAE to Make Millions of Vaccines, Boosting Gulf Ties

  • UAE becomes first country to produce Sinopharm overseas
  • Sinopharm, G42 JV aims for total capacity of 200m doses/year
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China Approves Sinopharm's Covid Vaccine for General Use
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China is partnering with the United Arab Emirates to make millions of doses of its state-backed Sinopharm vaccine, in a deal that takes manufacturing of the shot overseas for the first time and deepens Beijing’s influence in the Middle East.