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Australia supports Vietnam with additional 4.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine
  • | | October 24, 2022 01:20 PM
Australia has delivered a further 4.2 million Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam through an agreement with UNICEF and in partnership with Vietnam’s Ministry of Health.

One of the five refrigerated trucks delivered to Vietnam

Three million adult Pfizer vaccine doses arrived in September in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and a further 1.2 million pediatric doses arrived on 24 October in Hanoi. The latest batches have brought the total number of doses sent by Australia to Vietnam to over 26 million.

Besides, five refrigerated trucks have also been delivered to Vietnam through Australia’s partnership with UNICEF. These trucks will be stationed at the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology in Hanoi, Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang and the Central Highlands Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology in Dak Lak.

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