More than 1.2 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine returned to Vietnam

More than 1.2 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine returned to Vietnam
More than 1.2 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine returned to Vietnam

An additional 1.2 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 12 years and older have returned to Vietnam, adding more vaccines to serve vaccination needs. Thus, from September 12, 2022 until now, Vietnam has received 4.2 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (1.5 million doses were received on September 12, 2022 and 1.5 million doses were received). received on September 14, 2022 with 1.2 million doses received on September 22).

According to the update of the Ministry of Health, as of September 22, the whole country has injected 259,794,452 COVID-19 vaccines of all kinds to people aged 5 years and older, of which the rate of 3rd injection is more than 78%. 4 injections of 15,328,126 shots (for people over 18 years old); and for children from 12 under 18 years old, 57.7%; for children from 5 – under 12 years old, more than 5 months of implementing COVID-19 vaccination, the whole country has injected 16,546,186, of which the first dose is 9,809,220 children (reaching the rate of 88.5%); Nose 2: 6,736,966 children (reaching the rate of 60.8%).

Speaking at a nationwide online meeting on strengthening disease prevention and COVID-19 vaccination, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Lien Huong suggested localities continue to strictly follow the Government’s directives. Government, Prime Minister, National Steering Committee for epidemic prevention and control in disease prevention, especially COVID-19 epidemic and vaccination. Absolutely not negligent, subjective.

The Ministry of Health suggested that localities should continue to accelerate vaccination against COVID-19, especially the 3rd and 4th doses for people aged 12 years and older; 2 injections for children from 5 years old – under 12 years old according to the goals set by the Government and the Prime Minister, ensuring safety, science and effectiveness.

According to Health and Life

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