A total of six volunteers on April 12 were given their second shot of the domestically-produced novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine known as COVIVAC, which is being developed by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC).
According to the Ministry of Health, as of April 8, all people who have received AstraZeneca vaccine in Vietnam are in safe condition.
72 first officers, doctors and medical staff of the 198 Hospital under the Ministry of Public Security have been injected with AstraZeneca vaccine by April 7.
The Border Guard Command of Tay Ninh Province in coordination with the 175 Military Hospital on April 1 held a vaccination drive to inject the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the border guards in Tay Ninh.
The first 17 Vietnamese athletes and coaches have received the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on March 30 in Hanoi, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility cannot be delivered to Vietnam as planned in late March as producers are expanding and optimising production process, the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine has said.
PSNews – An inter-ministerial working mission has proposed the Prime Minister to accept Vietnam Vaccine JSC (VNVC) to import 30 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses and then transfer them to the Ministry of Health on a non-profit basis.
The Ministry of Science and Technology has said it is intensifying studies serving COVID-19 prevention and control, particularly those on vaccine production.
ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, have agreed to set aside 10.5 million USD from the COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund to purchase vaccines for their citizens on the basis of equal distribution to all 10 countries.
PSNews - According to the Vietnam Military Medical Academy, the highest dose (75mcg) of Nanocovax COVID-19 vaccine , developed by Vietnam, was given to three volunteers in Hanoi on January 12 as part of the first stage of human trials.
PSNews – The National Ethics Council for Biomedical Research under the Ministry of Health approved phase 1 and phase 2 human trials of the Nanocovax COVID-19 vaccine produced by NANOGEN Company in collaboration with the Military Medical University.
The drug company Pfizer said Monday that early analysis shows its Covid-19 vaccine candidate for Covid-19 is more than 90 percent effective in preventing infection.
PSNews - Vietnam has ordered COVID-19 vaccines from some partners, including in Russia and the UK, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told a regular press briefing on October 15.
PSNews - Dr. Do Tuan Dat, Head of the Hanoi-bases VABIOTECH company recently informed that the second phase of testing will be carried out early June.
Vaccinating the poorest half of humanity – 3.7 billion people - against coronavirus could cost less than the ten biggest pharmaceutical companies make in four months, Oxfam said o
Germany’s CureVac, among the vaccine developers funded by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), said it could mass-produce a coronavirus immunization from its existing facilities if its low-dose approach proves successful in trials.