Mongolia receives 155,610 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines

2021-08-06 22:04:30

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In the framework of non-refundable assistance from the Government of Japan, Mongolia received 155,610 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162) vaccines on August 06.

More specifically, the vaccines are being supplied in the framework of the ‘COVID-19 pandemic and Public Health Emergency Capacity Building Project’ being implemented in Mongolia through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with a grant from the Government of Japan.

Under the agreement on the purchase of vaccine, Mongolia has received 450,450 doses out of total 1,124,370 doses of COVID-19 vaccines being provided in the third quarter of this year. The remaining doses of vaccines will be allocated by the end of September as scheduled.

Vaccination campaigns for children aged 12-17 will continue on a voluntary basis as well as the permission of parents and guardians in connection with the upcoming academic year. 

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