Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia has been alert and has been engaging its global partners that are participating in Covid-19 Vaccine trials to find the cure for the global pandemic.

Dr. Chilufya says Zambia is therefore among a few African countries that were picked by African Center for Disease Control to participate in vaccine trials and that preliminary and administrative activities are already underway for the country to participate.

He also said the decision to participate in in trials is in good faith and that Zambia will only allow vaccine trial that take into consideration the safety of participants.