First batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Vietnam

A plane carrying the first batch of 117,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccine landed at Tan Son Nhat airport, Ho Chi Minh City, on February 24.

The vaccine was jointly studied and produced by AstraZeneca pharmaceutical company and the UK’s Oxford University.

The batch will be brought to the Vietnam Vaccine JSC’s super cold facilities for storage in line with the Government and Health Ministry’s regulations./.