Vietnam asks for foreign support in procuring Covid-19 vaccines

  • Japan
  • Saturday, 03 Apr 2021

Workers prepare to offload a container carrying the first shipment of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, as part of the UN global Covax programme, as it arrives at the Noi Bai International Airport Cargo terminal in Hanoi on April 1, 2021. - AFP

HANOI, April 3 (Reuters): Vietnam has appealed to diplomats from the United States, European Union and Japan to help it secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines, as part of efforts to acquire the 150 million doses needed to cover its adult population.

Vietnam has received about 930,000 doses of AstraZeneca's vaccine so far but wants to procure doses from Pfizer , Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, China's Sinovac, and Russia's Sputnik V shot.

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