Vietnam approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

(VOVWORLD) - Deputy Minister of Health Tran Van Thuan on Saturday signed a conditional approval decision for the Comirnaty vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech to serve the urgent needs of the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control in Vietnam.

The vaccine has 0.3 ml per dose with 30 mcg of Covid-19 mRNA vaccine (embedded in lipid nanoparticles) and is prepared as a concentrated suspension for injection.

The Drug Administration of Vietnam is responsible for granting an import license for the Comirnaty vaccine when it receives the application and strictly complies with the law on import management and quality of imported vaccines.

The National Institute for Inspection of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals will test and issue a release certificate for this batch of vaccines before being put into use.