Four million doses of Chinese vaccines arrive in Myanmar

Four million Sinopharm vaccines out of 24 millions purchased from China arrived at the Yangon International Airport yesterday evening. These vaccines will be distributed to respective regions and states via land and air routes with the help of Tatmadaw (Air) starting today.

Officials will vaccinate the people over the age of 65 and 55, people with disabilities, ethnic armed organizations, people with chronic disease and people at IPD camps in addition to the priority groups.

There are 4,944,654 people who get vaccinated until 11 September while 3,239,764 people are fully vaccinated and 1,704,890 people get their first-time vaccination. Total doses of vaccine delivered are 8,184,418. The Ministry of Health also urged the people to get vaccinated without fail, and those who get first jabs to receive second dose on the due date at the nearest vaccination sites.

Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar

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