Vietnam to buy 20 million doses of Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccine hinh anh 1The Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccine (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Government has issued Resolution 110/NQ-CP on the purchase of 20 million doses of the Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccine produced by China's Sinopharm.

Accordingly, regarding the purchase, the Government agreed with the Prime Minister’s permission of applying the form of contractor selection in special cases as specified in Article 26 of the Law on Bidding.

The Ministry of Health is responsible for a speedy procurement of the vaccine to ensure their quality and effectiveness in pandemic prevention.

The document took effect immediately./.