After an emergency meeting, the National Ethics Council agreed to test the locally-made Covid-19 vaccine Nanocovax on 13,000 volunteers. This third phase trial will be completed in mid-August.
Vietnam to receive an additional 13 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine in two months
In July and August, Vietnam is expected to receive about 13 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines from many sources, according to the Ministry of Health.
Made-in-Vietnam Nanocovax is expected to be as good as foreign vaccines
The test of locally-made Nanocovax vaccine has yielded positive signs. In case of emergency approval, Vietnam would be able to produce 100 million doses per year.
Vietnam to have additional 6 million doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines
Vietnam expects to have 3 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and 3 million doses of Pfizer vaccine from now to September.
Details of 120 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine for Vietnam this year announced
Vietnam has completed negotiations with at least four pharmaceutical companies to buy more than 120 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine this year, the Ministry of Health has announced.
Vietnam to take part in Russia's Sputnik V vaccine production
A Vietnamese company - Vabiotech - will become part of the production process of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine beginning this month.
Vietnam may grant emergency license for locally-made Covid-19 vaccine
Soon after the phase 3 trial, Vietnam may consider emergency licensing for Nanocovax, a made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine.
Vietnam to receive 5 million more doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines
In the next two months, Vietnam will have at least 5 million more doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines, according to Deputy Health Minister Do Xuan Tuyen.
Local Nanocovax vaccine's phase 3 trial to begin next week
Next week, Vietnam will start the phase 3 trial of the Vietnamese-made Nanocovax vaccine on about 13,000 volunteers.
Health Ministry proposes not buying additional 30 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine
The Vietnamese Ministry of Health said that COVAX Facility has committed to provide Vietnam with nearly 40 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, enough for over 19 million people categorized as priority.
30 people to be tested with Covivac vaccine in Vietnam
Vietnam will continue to test the domestically-made Covid-19 vaccine called Covivac on 30 volunteers on March 23-25.
AstraZeneca vaccine will continue to be used in Vietnam
No cases of blood coagulation have been recorded in Vietnam, so the vaccine will continue to be used as planned.
Vietnam's Covid-19 vaccine completes 50% of phase 2 trial
Vietnam has completed the first-dose vaccination of 560 volunteers who participated in the Phase 2 trial of Nanocovax's Covid-19 vaccine,
Covid-19 vaccination side effects are mostly mild
Many health-care workers have experienced side effects following Covid-19 vaccinations but most of these have been mild.
How long does AstraZeneca vaccine protect patients?
Vietnam will use 60 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine this year. How long does the vaccine’s effectiveness last?
Who will receive priority for 110 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine?
In 2021, Vietnam is expected to have 110 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from many sources and some groups of people will be given priority.
Vietnam has not finalized the purchase of Covid-19 vaccine from Russia
Vietnam has just registered and has not finalized the purchase of recently-approved COVID-19 vaccine named Sputnik V from Russia because there are still many different opinions about this product.