Can Tho province held a launching ceremony in response to the Covid-19 vaccination campaign and gave the vaccine to 50 first people at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the city, Lao Dong reported. Photo: Lao Dong
The ceremony was attended by Vice-Chairman of Can Tho People's Committee Duong Tan Hien, Deputy Director of Can Tho Department of Health Phu Truong Giang along with leaders of other branches. Photo: Lao Dong
Vice-Chairman of Can Tho City People's Committee Duong Tan Hien said this was the largest vaccination campaign ever, adding that in the time ahead, there would be more inoculation phases. Photo: Lao Dong
Vaccine recipients wait for their turns. Photo: Lao Dong
Vaccine recipients are required to make health declarations and have their health checked. Photo: Lao Dong
Deputy Director of Can Tho Department of Health Phu Truong Giang said all vaccination sites in Can Tho had thorough preparation for the immunization campaign. Photo: Lao Dong
All medical workers are trained to vaccinate in accordance with regulations. Can Tho was allocated a total of 6.700 vaccine doses. The city established 17 injection sites in 2017. Photo: Lao Dong
Recipients are told to stay at the injection sites for at least 30 minutes after administration for health monitoring. Photo: Lao Dong
Medical workers are requested to provide recipients with information about the vaccine. With the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, each shot is at least 1 month apart. Photo: Lao Dong
Those being injected will receive vaccination certificates. Photo: Lao Dong
As of 4 p.m. April 18, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of National Defense, and the Ministry of Public Security had carried out the first and second phase of COVID-19 vaccination for a total of 79,182 in 22 provinces and cities throughout the country, the Ministry of Health said on April 19.
The vaccinated people are frontline medical workers, and members of anti-coronavirus community groups, and the steering committees on COVID-19 prevention and control, alongside police and armed forces, according to VOV.
Hai Phong city has finalized the first vaccination phase, while the provinces of Quang Ninh and Hai Duong are redoubling efforts to complete the first drive.
Five provinces, including Bac Ninh, Ha Tinh, Cao Bang, Phu Yen and Bac Giang have conducted the second phase of COVID-19 inoculation.
The Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City (PI HCMC) hold an inauguration of its new Biosafety Level-3 Laboratory (BSL-3) on January 17th, 2022. For this new laboratory, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has supported the main materials and equipment such as the air conditioning system, the wastewater treatment system, and the two-door autoclave, with a total value of 200 million yen (nearly 40 billion VND).
By January 17, the country had injected 170,124,008 doses of vaccines to date, with 72,673,748 people now fully inoculated, while 18,804,341 booster shots and third shots of Abdala vaccine had been administered.
Vietnam and ASEAN +3 (Japan, the Republic of Korea, and India) are seeking to step up economic co-operation towards boosting economic recovery and development, whilst repelling impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.