Azerbaijan plans to vaccinate entire population over 18

Azerbaijan plans to vaccinate entire population over 18
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"The World Health Organization (WHO) says 70 percent of the world's population must be vaccinated to end the pandemic," Yagut Garayeva, head of the Disease Prevention and Control Department of TABİB told APA.

“Firstly, we signed an agreement with GAVI organization covering 10 percent of our population with vaccinations. Then we signed an agreement to buy 4 million doses of vaccine from China via Turkey, which could cover another 10 percent of our population. Currently, this process is underway. Today, according to a new 5 million dose contract, 500 thousand doses of Coronovac vaccine were delivered to Azerbaijan from China. Thus, the number of vaccines we will receive from China to be 9 million doses. Thus, the number of vaccines we will receive from China will be 9 million doses. In addition, there will also be delivery from GAVI. It is unknown when the Sputnik V vaccine will arrive. We plan to vaccinate the entire population over the age of 18," said Y. Garayeva. 

 

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