|A woman gets vaccinated against COVID-19. (Photo: VNA)
He also required no delay in the purchase of vaccines and organisation of vaccination for children from five to under 12 years old.
The Government Office on Tuesday issued an official dispatch conveying the Prime Minister’s direction on the "Plan for using vaccines against COVID-19 in 2022."
The Health Ministry should closely monitor the international situation and study international recommendations and experience on the administration of the fourth shot with a view to proactively handling related issues and report to the Prime Minister any issues beyond its authority, said the dispatch.
If there is a shortage of vaccines that leads to negative consequences, the Minister of Health must take responsibility before the Government and the Prime Minister.