Vietnam orders Covid-19 vaccine from Russian, US

In addition to controlling well the Covid-19, Vietnamese Ministry of Health has been working with vaccine suppliers in the world to register for buying the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Russia and the US.

Illustrative photo (Photo: SGGP)

Illustrative photo (Photo: SGGP)

The Vaccine and Biological Production No. 1 (VABIOTECH), the Center for Research and Production of Vaccines and Biologicals (POLYVAC), the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC), and Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology working on developing an indigenous Covid-19 vaccine have shown initial positive results, said Deputy Health Minister Tran Van Thuan.
However, the new vaccine must undergo strict testing procedure before launching to market; the new kind is scheduled to come out in the end of 2021.
This morning, the National Steering board for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced Vietnam has gone over 20 days without a new case of domestic Covid-19 transmission.
The Southeast Asian country reported 35 deaths who are senior people or people with underlying health conditions.

By Minh Khang – Translated by Anh Quan

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