Third batch of AstraZeneca vaccine donated by Japan delivered

The third batch of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine, donated by Japan, arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on July 9 morning.


In total, Vietnam has so far received over 5.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

As scheduled, an additional 2 million doses of Moderna vaccine will be delivered to Vietnam this weekend.

According to the Ministry of Health Vietnam has joined about 200 negotiations related to COVID-19 vaccines. About 105 million doses from different suppliers have been committed for Vietnam.

Around 8.7 million doses will be delivered to Vietnam and will be given to Ho Chi Minh City and adjacent provinces which have been hard hit by the pandemic. Priority will be given to front-line medical workers and those aged above 65 and have underlying diseases./.