COVAX promises to start supplying vaccines to Ukraine in near future – Liashko

COVAX promises to start supplying vaccines to Ukraine in near future – Liashko

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Ukraine has received a letter from COVAX confirming the possibility of supplying mRNA vaccines to the country in the near future, according to Deputy Health Minister, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko.

"We received a letter from COVAX saying that mRNA vaccines may be delivered to the country in the near future," Liashko wrote on Facebook.

Earlier, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said that Ukraine would try to increase the COVID-19 vaccine quota under the COVAX Facility from 8 to 16 million doses.

The first tranche of 1.2 million doses of the vaccine is expected to arrive in Ukraine in February 2021.

According to the minister, the purchase and delivery of the vaccine will be carried out through the State Enterprise Medical Procurement of Ukraine. 

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