Tokyo, February 5: In order to assist the fight against the Corona virus pandemic, Japan has announced to donate 20 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to seven emerging countries. Additional 11 million doses to 13 countries will be given through the COVAX facility.
The countries that are set to receive the vaccines were thrilled to hear the news. Apart from this, 124 million dollars have been given to 59 countries to improve their cold chain vaccine transport. VTV correspondent Long Nguyen reported the development.
"Globally organized vaccination assistance is expected to take more time, therefore, the Japanese government has announced that it will donate the vaccines directly to countries such as Vietnam in order to boost the vaccination rate," said Long Nguyen, Reporter, Vietnam TV.
"Vaccines were donated from Japan to Vietnam in July. We appreciate the assistance from the Japanese government and the people of Japan for donating vaccines for the Vietnamese people and the Vietnamese Government," said a Vietnamese citizen.