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Japan to ship 1 million COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam on June 16

Japan to ship 1 million COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam on June 16

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 13:27 GMT+7
Japan to ship 1 million COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam on June 16
A vial labelled with the AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. Photo: Reuters

TOKYO – Japan will send 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday.

The shipment of AstraZeneca PLC vaccines produced in Japan are due to arrive in Vietnam on Wednesday, Motegi told reporters.

Japan is considering additional vaccine donations to Vietnam and Taiwan, and it plans to send doses to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand early next month, Motegi added.

Taiwan received its first shipment of AstraZeneca doses earlier this month.

Reuters

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