Brunei to provide Covid-19 vaccines for 50 per cent of population in 2021


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Xinhua): Brunei's Health Minister Mohd Isham has said the country will provide Covid-19 vaccines for 50 per cent of its population in 2021.

According to the local daily Borneo Bulletin on Tuesday (Nov 24), the minister said Brunei's government has begun negotiations with the World Health Organization (WHO) to acquire the Covid-19 vaccines, and it is also in direct negotiations with several companies producing the vaccine.

The minister said the vaccination will be on a voluntary basis and Brunei's government will prioritise the vaccination for frontline workers, medical practitioners and high-risk groups.

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