Germany has donated additional 4,000,230 doses of BioNTech/Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to Việt Nam.
The Ministry of Health is planning to purchase 21.9 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to give to children aged 5-11 years, with scenarios of surplus vaccines likely and accepted.
The researchers behind the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine won the inaugural Vinfuture Grand Prize worth US$3 million.
The HCM City health department on Wednesday announced three Omicron cases in the community, the first cluster of the highly contagious variant to be discovered in Việt Nam.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has asked the Ministry of Education and Training to coordinate with the Ministry of Health to hold a nationwide teleconference collecting feedback on a detailed roadmap to re-open schools and educational establishments nationwide.