Government agrees to buy nearly 20 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Update: 17:01 | 15/08/2021
The Government has consented to purchase another nearly 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine BNT162 by Pfizer.
Government agrees to buy nearly 20 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo: VNA)

In a resolution, the Government agreed with the Prime Minister’s approval to choose contractors in buying 19,998,810 doses of the vaccine in line with conditions stated in its decision issued in May.

The Ministry of Health will be responsible for the purchase of the vaccine as soon as possible in an effort to meet the need for COVID-19 prevention and control.

Since February, Viet Nam has received more than 16 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Of them, over 8.68 million doses were from the COVAX Facility.

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(Source: VNA)