Viet Nam to receive 500,000 doses of Vero-Cell vaccine from China

Update: 23:01 | 20/06/2021
A flight transporting 500,000 doses of Vero-Cell vaccine against COVID-19 produced by Sinopharm, China, arrived in Noi Bai airport in Ha Noi on June 20.
Chiều 20/6 tại Sân bay Quốc tế Nội Bài, Ban Đối ngoại Trung ương, Bộ Ngoại giao và Bộ Y tế đã phối hợp với Đại sứ quán nước Cộng hoà nhân dân Trung Hoa tại Việt Nam tiếp nhận 500.000 liều vaccine Vero-Cell của Sinopharm và 502.400 chiếc bơm kim tiêm chủng dùng 1 lần, loại 1ml. (Nguồn: TTXVN)
Representatives of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the Foreign Ministry and the Health Ministry and the Chinese Embassy in Viet Nam at the Noi Bai airport on June 20. (Souce: VNA)

The Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the Foreign Ministry and the Health Ministry, in coordination with the Chinese Embassy in Viet Nam, received the vaccine along with 502,400 disposable 1-ml syringes on June 20 afternoon.

The Vero Cell vaccine is planned to be used to vaccinate Chinese citizens working in Viet Nam, Vietnamese who want to go to China for study, work or business, and people who have needs for vaccine, particularly those living in areas bordering China.

The Vero-Cell vaccine was approved for emergency use on June 3.

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(Source: VNA)