Talking about the US President’s declaration of support for copyright immunity with Covid-19 vaccines, the State Department spokesman said he wanted countries to soon disseminate vaccines against the epidemic.
An issue raised by the press at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs press conference on the afternoon of May 13, 2021 was Vietnam’s position with information about the vaccine-sharing program with the administration of US President Joe Biden.
Vietnam supports the US President’s proposal to exempt vaccine copyright – 1Click to enlarge photoVietnam Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Talking about this content, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said that since the outbreak of Covid-19 and countries started researching vaccines, Vietnam has made great efforts to find, approach, and negotiate with Vietnam. Negotiating with partners providing vaccines against Covid-19 around the world to soon import vaccines for domestic use.
According to Ms. Hang, up to now, Vietnam has had access to a number of vaccine suppliers and has committed to supply them from the COVAX program and from the manufacturer and supplier of the AstraZeneca vaccine. With the first batch of vaccines received, Vietnam is also conducting vaccination for priority subjects.
Referring to the US President’s declaration of support for copyright immunity with Covid-19 vaccines, the spokesperson of the State Department stated: “In order to open up the opportunity to control the spread of this dangerous pandemic, Vietnam wants countries to share information and exempt Covid-19 vaccine copyrights so that vaccines can soon be widely distributed in all countries around the world.
According to Ms. Hang, in addition to imported vaccines, Vietnam is also promoting the development of vaccines in the country. Vaccines manufactured in Vietnam are expected to be used in 2022, so that they can proactively supply vaccines, ensure health security, and proactively respond to possible pandemics in the future. future.
“In addition to the vaccine sources that manufacturers have committed to supply, Vietnam is also actively negotiating with different partners to diversify vaccine sources,” Hang emphasized.