Viet Nam speeds up Spring COVID-19 vaccination campaign
Viet Nam began the Spring COVID-19 vaccination campaign on January 29, with an aim to give booster shots to all eligible adults within the first quarter of 2022. The campaign, launched by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, targets to reduce the number of fatal cases, and enable the reopening of schools in a safe manner.
|Health check before receiving COVID-19 vaccination in Hai Ba Trung District, Ha Noi. (Photo: VNA)|
|A woman receives an injection as Viet Nam starts Spring COVID-19 vaccination campaign. (Photo: VNA)|
|The campaign will run until February 28 at the national level, with the support of military and public security forces as well as other sectors. (Photo: VNA)|
|Mobile vaccination posts and mobile emergency aid teams will also be set up to speed up the progress of the campaign. (Photo: VNA)|
|According to the Ministry of Health, the number of COVID-19 cases, including infections of the Omicron variant, may rise strongly during the upcoming Lunar New Year Festival and this year’s festive season, putting high pressure on the health care system. (Photo: VNA)|
|The Ministry of Health expects that the Spring vaccination campaign will help reduce the number of fatal cases and enable the reopening of schools in a safe manner. (Photo: VNA)|