The center will be responsible for developing vaccines for infectious diseases in humans, the Government chief said.
Regarding Covid-19 vaccines, PM Phúc called for maximum and timely support for local vaccine producers.
The Ministry of Health was tasked to learn foreign countries’ experience in clinical trials in order to speed up human trials of Nanocovax - one of the four vaccines under research and development in Viet Nam.
Data last updated by WHO: 2020/12/21, 9:42am CET
Phúc also ordered subordinate levels to continue sustaining vigilance in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic even when vaccines are available.
As of 6:05 pm on December 21, Viet Nam confirmed 1,414 infection cases, including 1,269 recoveries and 35 deaths./.