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Vietnam has not yet licensed any domestically-produced Covid-19 vaccine, even though the country evaluated as having potential for Covid-19 vaccine production is the third country in the world to successfully culture and isolate the virus.

HCM City runs out of Covid-19 vaccines

HCM City has run out of Covid-19 vaccines over the past 10 days, said Nguyen Hong Tam, the deputy director of the municipal Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vietnam to receive 8.4 million Covid doses in Sept

The Ministry of Health has announced that 8.4 million doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines would be shipped to Vietnam next month as it targets to have 90% of the population getting the third shots.

Vietnam yet rolls out Covid jabs for under-5s

Vietnam has yet planned to get younger kids aged under five vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Five different COVID-19 vaccines put through clinical trials

The vaccines include Nanocovax, COVIVAC, ARCT-154, COVID-19 HIPRA and S – 268019.

India gives Vietnam COVID-19 vaccines and raw materials to make COVID drugs

A total of 200,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine for children, and one tonne of raw materials for COVID-19 drug production donated by India arrived in Hanoi on Sunday evening.

Vietnam has received 147.5 million vaccine doses: Health Ministry

From March to December 3, Vietnam received 147.5 million Covid-19 vaccines. The Ministry of Health (MOH) has allocated 140.5 million doses in 95 campaigns through the country.

Vietnam 9th globally for vaccinations, received 150mln vaccine doses

Vietnam has received over 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, with Sinopharm, AstraZeneca and Pfizer accounting for the majority of the stockpile, according to the health ministry on Monday.

Over 90mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Vietnam, 83% of adults received at least one shot

More than 90 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Vietnam so far, according to the figures from the National COVID-19 Vaccine Portal on Monday.

PM meets COVAX Facility Managing Director

PM Pham Minh Chinh on November 3 met with Managing Director of the COVAX Facility Aurélia Nguyen.

Administered COVID-19 vaccines in Vietnam crosses 75 million mark

A total 75,250,990 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Vietnam so far, according to the national COVID-19 Vaccine Portal on Tuesday.

Hanoi plans to give COVID-19 booster shots to adults next year

Hanoi's Center for Disease Control (CDC Hanoi) has announced plans to complete the vaccination process and give adults their second doses of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as preparing booster shots for next year.

More than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines arrive by year-end

Vietnam will accelerate the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign as more than 100 million doses of different brands are expected to be delivered to the nation in the fourth quarter of the year, said Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen.

Vietnam to purchase AstraZeneca vaccine from Hungary

The Vietnamese Government has agreed to purchase 400,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 from the Hungarian Government, according to a Government resolution.

Vietnam receives first shipment of Sputnik V vaccines in procurement deal

The first batch comprising 739,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V as part of Vietnam’s procurement order arrived at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on Wednesday.

PM calls on COVAX to quickly provide COVID-19 vaccines for Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked the COVAX Facility to quickly allocate COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam during a teleconference with its Office Managing Director Aurélia Nguyen on September 20.

Additional 100,000 vials of Remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment arrive in Vietnam

Approximately 100,000 vials of Remdesivir produced by Mylan pharmaceutical company under Pfizer group have arrived in Vietnam in order to treat COVID-19 patients.

Vietnam to buy Covid-19 vaccines for children next year

Vietnam will buy Covid-19 vaccines for children aged five and older next year, according to Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

More than 33 million doses of vaccines allocated to localities nationwide

All 33.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines shipped to Vietnam so far have been distributed to localities nationwhile, meeting 20 percent of the demand for the national vaccination plan, said the Ministry of Health.

Military helicopters to be used to transport Covid-19 vaccines

To ensure the vaccination schedule when many shipments of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Vietnam in the fourth quarter, the Ministry of Defense is ready to use helicopters to transport vaccines.