Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, has joined thousands of other Hungarians who have received the Sinopharm jab this week, he announced in a Facebook post.
It makes him the first EU leader to take the Chinese vaccine.
Currently, Hungary is the only EU country to be administering vaccines from China and Russia. The European Medicines Agency has not approved them yet, but Hungarian regulators gave the vaccines the green light to be distributed.
So far, 550,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine have arrived in Hungary, but five million are expected to be delivered by the end of May.
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