Vietnam to receive 1 million more vaccine doses from Japan

Wednesday, 2021-06-30 10:19:46
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NDO/VNA – One million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine donated by Japan are expected to be delivered to Vietnam on July 1 and July 8, the Ministry of Health said on June 29.

Plus another one million doses already delivered on June 16, Japan has to date presented 2 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam.

"Japan's donation of vaccines to Vietnam is a testament for the profound friendship between the two countries," the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam said in a statement on June 25.

The vaccine doses will help Vietnam fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.