Vietnam to get 20 million Sputnik V coronavirus doses from Russia in 2021

Reuters | | Updated on: Sep 04, 2021

FILE PHOTO: Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo | Photo Credit: THANH HUE

Only 3 per cent of Vietnam’s population has been fully vaccinated

Vietnam will receive 20 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from Russia this year, the government said on Saturday.

The statement came after a meeting in Hanoi between Vietnam's defence minister, Phan Van Giang, and Russia's deputy defence minister, Alexei Krivoruchko.

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Only 3 per cent of Vietnam’s 98 million people have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Published on September 04, 2021
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