Ministry of Health orders speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
 Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Health on June 14 sent a document to major epidemiological institutes, urging them to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations.

The document was sent to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, the Pasteur Institutes in Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang city, and the Tay Nguyen Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.  

According to the ministry, all localities and relevant units have received COVID-19 vaccines for the third phase of the vaccination programme, and carried out the inoculation.

Under the Prime Minister’s instructions on speeding up COVID-19 vaccinations, the ministry has asked the units and localities to complete the work before June 18.

The ministry has also requested the institutes to send technical groups to cities and provinces to supervise vaccinations there.

The same day, the ministry sent another document to the Ministries of National Defence and Public Security, and People’s Committees of cities and provinces to speed up the programme./.