Ho Chi Minh City plans to administer over 1.1 million shots in next vaccination drive

Ho Chi Minh City plans to administer over 1.1 million shots in next vaccination drive

Ho Chi Minh City will distribute AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Moderna vaccines with more than 1.1 million doses in the fifth round of its vaccination campaign.
Vietnam reports 105 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the bag

Vietnam reports 105 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the bag

Vietnam has signed contracts and been committed around 105 million vaccine doses of the 150 million it needs to cover 70 per cent of its population.
Nearly one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated by Japan arrive in Vietnam

Nearly one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated by Japan arrive in Vietnam

Nearly one million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca injection donated by Japan arrived at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi in the evening of June 16.
Vietnam Airlines’ frontline personnel inoculated against COVID-19

Vietnam Airlines’ frontline personnel inoculated against COVID-19

As many as 1,500 frontline employees of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines are being vaccinated against COVID-19 from May 13 to 20.
First COVID-19 vaccine death reported in Vietnam

First COVID-19 vaccine death reported in Vietnam

Vietnam reported the first case of death after receiving AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on May 7, two months after vaccination began in the country.
Pharmaceutical giants shell out billions to shareholders amid vaccine apartheid

Pharmaceutical giants shell out billions to shareholders amid vaccine apartheid

Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca have paid enough in dividends and stock buybacks to shareholders to inoculate the population of Africa.
27 years of contribution to Vietnam’s healthcare

27 years of contribution to Vietnam’s healthcare

AstraZeneca has become a household name around the world for its COVID-19 vaccine – however, the company’s presence in Vietnam dates back to 1994 with many significant contributions to the healthcare sector. Nitin Kapoor, chairman and general director of AstraZeneca Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Bich Thuy about its holistic journey to help Vietnam reduce disease burdens and overcome COVID-19.
AstraZeneca jab clots link plausible but unconfirmed: WHO experts

AstraZeneca jab clots link plausible but unconfirmed: WHO experts

A link between AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jabs and blood clots is plausible but unconfirmed, the World Health Organization's vaccine experts said Wednesday, stressing that reported occurrences were "very rare".
Philippines suspends AstraZeneca vaccine for under 60s

Philippines suspends AstraZeneca vaccine for under 60s

The Philippine health department suspended Thursday the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab for people under 60 after reports of blood clots overseas, in a setback for the country's already slow vaccine rollout.
UK starts Moderna jabs as AstraZeneca probed

UK starts Moderna jabs as AstraZeneca probed

Britain on Wednesday began rolling out its third coronavirus vaccine, from US company Moderna, as questions mounted over jabs from the country's main supplier, AstraZeneca.
EU warns will block jab exports, Biden doubles goal

EU warns will block jab exports, Biden doubles goal

The European Union warned Thursday it would block certain coronavirus vaccine exports, while President Joe Biden doubled his goal for doses administered in the US by the end of April to 200 million.
EU vaccine woes cloud summit despite Biden appearance

EU vaccine woes cloud summit despite Biden appearance

The looming third wave of coronavirus infections and Europe's struggle to mount a vaccination drive will dominate Thursday's EU video summit, despite a welcome guest appearance by Joe Biden.
Overall safety of COVID-19 vaccines virtually assured

Overall safety of COVID-19 vaccines virtually assured

Vietnam’s locally-made coronavirus vaccine entered a new development phase last week, bringing hopes for sufficient supply in the country later in the year.
Germany orders tough Easter shutdown as EU AstraZeneca row simmers

Germany orders tough Easter shutdown as EU AstraZeneca row simmers

Germany said Tuesday it will impose a strict lockdown for five days over Easter as Covid-19 infections spiral "exponentially", while a row over exports of the AstraZeneca vaccine festers in Europe.
Vaccination rush rolls ahead in target to regain normalcy

Vaccination rush rolls ahead in target to regain normalcy

While global suspensions of COVID-19 vaccine by AstraZeneca throw up safety concerns, Vietnam is pushing ahead with its vaccination drive, focusing on the vast benefits.
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