HCM City People’s Committee has assigned State-owned Saigon Pharmaceutical Group (Sapharco) to negotiate and sign contracts to purchase 5 million doses of the Moderna vaccine.
The Ministry of Health asked HCM City to confirm whether it would buy 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines before August 15.
Kamala Harris will become the first US Vice President to visit Việt Nam during a trip next month that will also take her to Singapore, her spokeswoman announced on Friday (local time).
More than two million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine donated from the US Government to COVAX Facility arrived in Việt Nam early Saturday morning.
The United States sent Việt Nam two million doses of COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, the White House said, in its latest assistance to countries struggling to tame the pandemic.