A Moroccan nurse holds a syringe containing a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Jan. 29. Morocco is one of the many countries that will receive COVID-19 doses as part of the COVAX initiative.

An Moroccan nurse holds a syringe containing a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at an inoculation centre in the city of Sale on january 29, 2021. – A country of 35 million people, Morocco has registered nearly half a million cases of the Covid-19 illness and 8,224 deaths, battering the country’s economy and forcing a renewed curfew from December 23. The virus has ravaged the densely populated cities of Casablanca and Sale, near Rabat. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / AFP) (Photo by FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images)