Vietnam approves Hayat-Vax vaccine against COVID-19

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on September 10 conditionally approved the Hayat-Vax COVID-19 vaccine for use in Vietnam.

The vaccine is developed by the Beijing Institute of Biological Product (BiBP), a unit of Sinopharm's China National Biotec Group (CNBG) and manufactured by the Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries PSC (Julphar) in the United Arab Emirates.

A decision to approve the vaccine was signed by Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong on September 10.

This is the seven COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved for use in Vietnam.

Earlier, the Ministry of Health approved six other vaccines namely AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, Janssen (Johnson&Johnson), Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (Vero Cell).