Vietnam’s Prime Minister Aims for Domestic Vaccine by June 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh aims to have a domestic Covid-19 vaccine produced by June 2022 at the latest as the government ramps up its nationwide vaccination program, according to a post on the government website.
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The health ministry is assisting local companies in talks with Russia about a technology transfer to help Vietnam produce the Sputnik V vaccine, it said.
The World Health Organization has pledged to send its experts to Vietnam to assist with vaccine production, according to a separate posting on the government website, citing Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of WHO in a telephone call with Chinh on Thursday.
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