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Large consignment of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine arrives in Uzbekistan

13.09.2021 67 просмотров

Uzbekistan received 1.2 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine.

batch of 1.2 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine produced by the American company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech has been delivered to Uzbekistan. This was reported to the correspondent on Monday. TASS in the press service of the Ministry of Health of the Republic.

“On the afternoon of September 13, 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine were delivered from the United States to Uzbekistan,” the spokesman said. He clarified that a total of 24 million doses of various vaccines against COVID-19 have already been delivered to the republic.

Mass vaccination of the population in Uzbekistan began in April. As part of the vaccination campaign, the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, a drug manufactured in India under license from the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca, a vaccine from the Chinese company Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical, and a drug from the American company Moderna are used. According to the latest data, in a republic with a population of about 35 million people, 3,121,319 people were fully vaccinated, and almost 10 million people received the first component of one of the vaccines.

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