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1 million doses of coronavirus vaccine delivered to Uzbekistan

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1 million doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccine delivered to Uzbekistan.


The cargo aircraft of Uzbekistan Airways National Airlines delivered 1 million doses of vaccine from the Chinese company Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical from Shanghai to Tashkent. This was announced to TASS on Saturday by the press secretary of the service for sanitary and epidemiological welfare and public health Muhammadjon Bozorov.

Note TASS), a batch of Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical vaccine was delivered to the Tashkent Islam Karimov International Airport by a special cargo flight from Shanghai, ”said the press secretary of the department. According to him, the third phase of clinical trials of the delivered vaccine took place in Uzbekistan, for which the Chinese partners recognized their colleagues from Uzbekistan as co-authors in the creation of the drug. In March, this Chinese-Uzbek vaccine was certified and registered in the republic.

As notedMuhammadjonBozorov, about 3.2 Vaccination points and about 1,000 mobile teams have been formed. “At present, the relevant departments of Uzbekistan are promptly compiling detailed electronic lists of people over 65 years of age, as well as those who will be infected in the first place, mass vaccination is planned to begin upon completion of this work on April 1 or a little later,” said Muhammadjon /b>Bozorov.

Earlier it was reported that after the elderly, first of all, doctors working with covid patients, teachers, employees of preschool institutions and employees of internal affairs bodies will be vaccinated.

Vaccines and the epidemiological situation

In early March, UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) delivered 223 special vehicles to Uzbekistan to transport the vaccine, as well as syringes and containers for their disposal. On March 17, 660,000 doses of vaccine from the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca (AstraZeneca) were also delivered to the republic through COVAX. In total, it is planned to supply 2.64 million doses of this vaccine to Uzbekistan through COVAX (Kovax) free of charge.

According to the Service for Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health, it is expected that in the near future batch of Russian vaccine Sputnik V. Negotiations for its acquisition are currently being finalized. In total, as reported by the Ministry of Health, the Uzbek authorities are negotiating the purchase of vaccines against coronavirus with 12 companies from different countries.

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