Domestic production of Covid-19 vaccine must be realized: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chaired a meeting on November 27 with relevant ministries and agencies, aimed to speed up the research and technology transfer of Covid-19 vaccine and drug production in Vietnam.


The government leader requested the ministries, agencies and concerned units to continue their close coordination, and at the same time, remove obstacles and difficulties to speed up the process.

According to the Ministry of Health, as of November 25, the country had administered about 116 million doses of the vaccine. Around 69 million people have received the first shot while over 47 million got the second one.

Vietnam is in the process of receiving vaccine technology transfer, researching and testing COVID-19 vaccines. Six factories in the country have registered to produce drugs to treat COVID-19./.