Vietnam well being ministry to purchase Russian COVID-19 vaccine: State media
HANOI: Vietnam’s well being ministry has registered to purchase a Russian COVID-19 vaccine, state tv reported on Friday (Aug 14), because the Southeast Asian nation fights a brand new outbreak of the coronavirus following months of no native circumstances.
“Within the meantime, Vietnam will nonetheless proceed growing the nation’s personal COVID-19 vaccine,” state broadcaster Vietnam Tv (VTV) stated.
Vietnam has reported a complete of 911 infections, with 21 deaths.
Russia stated on Wednesday the primary batch of the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine can be rolled out inside two weeks, rejecting as “groundless” the protection issues aired by some consultants over Moscow’s speedy approval of the drug.
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