PM urges accelerated COVID-19 vaccination

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(VOVWORLD) -Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Monday requested the Ministry of Health to continue to ensure adequate, appropriate and timely supply and allocation of COVID-19 vaccines according to the needs of localities, focusing on vaccinating children from 5 to under 12 years old and high-risk groups. 

PM urges accelerated COVID-19 vaccination  - ảnh 1COVID-19 vaccination for children between the ages of 5 and under 12 years old. (Photo: VOV)

He made the request in an official dispatch sent to the People’s Committees of provinces and cities nationwide, ministries, ministry-level and government agencies on Monday.

According to the Prime Minister, a vaccination campaign must be launched to complete inoculation for children aged 5 - 11 in August, finish the vaccination of the third and fourth doses to people aged 18 and above as soon as possible, and accelerate the third shots for those aged 12-17.

The Voice of Vietnam and Vietnam Television continue to report on the pandemic and vaccine situation at suitable time frames so that people can access mainstream information about the benefits and effectiveness of vaccination, according to the dispatch.