1.4 mln AstraZeneca vaccines arrive

By Thu Anh   August 27, 2021 | 12:21 pm GMT+7
1.4 mln AstraZeneca vaccines arrive
A batch of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine arrives in HCMC's Tan Son Nhat Airport, August 26, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Phong Lan
Vietnam Vaccine JSC received 1.44 million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in HCMC Thursday as part of its deal with the Swedish-British company.

Of the 30 million doses it is buying, it has received around 8.2 million so far.

Vietnam has received over 25 million vaccines through commercial contracts, the global vaccine access mechanism Covax and foreign aid.

It has vaccinated over 18.5 million people with 2.1 million getting two shots.

The country aims to vaccinate 70 percent of its 96 million population by next year.

 
 
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