Mongolia to use four COVID drugs
The country’s first AstraZeneca vaccine was given to a prime minister. It is planned to vaccinate two million citizens by July.
In Mongolia, from Tuesday, February 23, began mass vaccination of the population against COVID-19. Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene was the first in the country to receive the vaccine, MONTSAME agency writes.
“Starting today, mass vaccination of the population begins in the country … Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene was the first in the country to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine in the second central state clinic,” the statement said.
They plan to vaccinate citizens from 16-18 years old. The first to receive the vaccine are employees working “in situations of increased risk of infection with COVID-19.” It is planned to vaccinate about two million people by July.
Mongolia will use four drugs – Pfizer, Sinopharm, AstraZeneca and Sputnik V.
Before that, we wrote that Sputnik V vaccine was registered in Pakistan and Mongolia.
Earlier, the chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko said that everyone in Ukraine will be able to get vaccinated against coronavirus infection at the state expense.
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