Vietnam approves eighth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

September 18, 2021 | 18:21
Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on September 17 issued Decision No.4471/QD-BYT approving the Cuban COVID-19 vaccine Abdala for emergency use.
Vietnam approves eighth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
Abdala is the eight vaccine approved for emergency use

COVID-19 vaccine Abdala is produced by AICA Laboraries, Base Business Unit (BBU) AICA – Cuba.

To date, Vietnam has approved eight COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use. They are AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Spikevax (COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna), Comirnaty (Pfizer – BioNTech), Vero Cell (China National Biotec Group (CNBG)/ Sinopharm) Hayat - Vax and Abdala.

Vietnam has so far received more than 38 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccinates over 33 million doses.

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By Bich Thuy

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