Nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign officially launched

Given the complicated developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, a national vaccination drive was launched on July 10.

The campaign, which will be conducted from July 2021 to April 2022, is the largest of its kind in Vietnam, with the ultimate goal of protecting people’s health and lives and bring life back to normal early.

Addressing the launch, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said to help the country eliminate the pandemic, the Party and State are determined to carry out the vaccine strategy.

Chinh took this occasion to call for the entire people’s unanimity, solidarity, support, and sense of community responsibility to defeat the pandemic while also asking people to stay vigilant, even after getting inoculated, and seriously comply with the Health Ministry’s guidelines.

In his speech, the Government leader also lauded efforts by frontline forces along with people’s support for the COVID-19 combat and the vaccination campaign.

Prior to the launch, PM Chinh attended a ceremony to hand over 2 million doses of Moderna vaccines under the COVAX mechanism./.