Vietnamese president asks US for help with Covid-19 vaccination efforts

The President of Vietnam has written to US President, Joe Biden, asking for help with Covid-19 vaccines as his country battles a surge in infections. Over 4,000 new cases have been recorded since a fourth wave took hold on the finish of April.
The nation has obtained 2 shipments of two.5 million AstraZeneca doses by way of Covax, the global initiative set up to make sure equitable entry to Covid-19 vaccines. But with a inhabitants of ninety seven million, Vietnam has up to now only acquired four hundred,000 doses from a total order of 30 million from AstraZeneca. To date, 1,000,000 doses have been administered, whereas 28,000 people have received 2 doses.
In Authoritative to Biden, President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc thanks the US for its US$4 billion contribution to Covax.
“Covax is really a useful and well timed help that helps Vietnam and tons of developing international locations within the fight towards the pandemic amid the global vaccine shortage.”
The Vietnamese leader commends the US government’s determination to send eighty million extra vaccine doses to assist global inoculation efforts, pointing to the rising Covid crisis in Southeast Asia. Phuc says he hopes American assist for Vietnam will continue, suggesting both countries improve their cooperation on the research, production, and expertise switch agreements for Covid-19 vaccines.
According to a Vietnam News report, Phuc praises the partnership between the US and Vietnam, saying it will continue to learn the residents of each nations. The Vietnamese leader has also requested the governments of Russia, China, and Japan to help Vietnam’s vaccination efforts, calling for extra cooperation on all features of Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing.
Vietnam has recorded 7,168 infections and 47 deaths because the start of the pandemic..

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