Binh Duong receives 1 million doses of Vero Cell vaccine

16:49 31/08/2021

PSNews – The southern province of Binh Duong is a current COVID-19 hotspot. Since the fourth wave of COVID-19 hit the nation in late April, the southern industrial hub reported 110,258 COVID-19 injections with 858 deaths.

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The Standing Board of the Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee on August 30 approved the policy of receiving 1 million doses of Vero Cell vaccine made by Sinopharm of China.

According to the Standing Board of the Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee, this Vero Cell vaccine batch will arrive in Binh Duong on September 1, contributing to speeding up vaccinations with a goal of fully inoculating 2.5 million residents against COVID-19 to reach herd community and return to the new normal situation soon.

As reported, the southern province of Binh Duong is a current COVID-19 hotspot. Since the fourth wave of COVID-19 hit the nation in late April, the southern industrial hub reported 110,258 COVID-19 injections with 858 deaths.

So far, Binh Duong has administered 906,655 COVID-19 vaccine doses, mostly AstraZeneca, with 39,530 people receiving full two shots. The province predicts to record additional 150,000 cases in the next days.

Vero Cell was approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO) in May, and given conditional approval for use in Vietnam on June 4.

By L.B