Laos receives more Covid vaccine from Australia


A shipment of Covid-19 vaccine from Australia arriving at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane on Jan 2. - VT

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/Asia News Network): The Australian government has donated more than 900,000 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to Laos through the CovaxX Facility, with the shipment arriving at Wattay International Airport on Sunday (Jan 2).

The vaccine will be used to immunise children aged 12 to 17 in the hope that schools can soon reopen safely, giving further impetus to the government’s National Deployment and Vaccination Plan.

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