Algeria has allocated a budget of 15 billion dinars for the acquisition of 500,000 doses of vaccine, announced this morning, the spokesperson of the scientific committee in charge of monitoring the evolution of Covid-19 in Algeria, Dr.Djamel Fourar.
According to the same official, the budget for the acquisition of the vaccine could reach 200 billion dinar, without providing further details.
The dates of receipt of the first batch and the start of vaccination have not been communicate yet.
In this regard, the same official affirmed that Algeria will not suffice with a single vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
” The vaccine choice of Algeria to fight against Covid-19, like other countries, will not be limited to a single vaccine “, he said, before noting that the Algerian state and the scientific committee monitoring the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic” will make sure to choose an effective and safe vaccine for citizens ”.