HCMC proposes to receive 100,000 more Molnupiravir doses
Ho Chi Minh City has asked for 100,000 more Molnupiravir doses.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just sent an official letter to propose the Administration of Science Technology and Training under the Ministry of Health to provide the city with 100,000 more Molnupiravir doses for Covid-19 patient treatment.
According to the Municipal Department of Health, since the city has piloted the SARS-CoV-2 treatment by Molnupiravir under controlled usage, the Ministry of Health has granted HCMC 110,000 doses.
Of these, the city Department of Health sent 43,000 doses of Molnupiravir to provinces and cities under the direction of the Administration of Science Technology and Training and has provided 67,000 doses for district-level medical centers and Thu Duc City, medical stations, mobile medical stations, field hospitals and healthcare facilities in the city serving for Covid-19 treatment.
The Vietnamese Ambassador to the US has suggested that Pfizer cooperate with Vietnam in the production of drugs to treat Covid-19 and promote an effective and safe vaccine for children.