Laos To Get 1 Million Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine On Thursday

Source: Vientiane Times

One million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are set to reach Laos on July 15, giving a boost to the government’s efforts to protect people from the Covid-19.

The vaccines are being provided via the COVAX facility, a global initiative that distributes Covid-19 shots to low- and middle-income countries. The COVAX programme is led by the World Health Organisation and the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI).

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The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Sanong Thongsana, confirmed to the local media that the vaccines are coming soon, but didnt specify a date.

A source at the ministry told Vientiane Times that the vaccines are scheduled to reach Vientiane on Thursday.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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