Another batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine expected from May 17 – Health minister.

Another batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine expected from May 17 / REUTERS

Another batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine expected from May 17 / REUTERS

Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said another batch of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is expected from May 17.

"We expect to receive the Pfizer vaccine as part of the COVAX Facility and under our direct contract in the near future, tentatively, starting from May 17," he told Ukraina 24 TV channel.

Read also Ukraine reviews quarantine zones as of May 12 In addition, shipments of the Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines to Ukraine are expected in the near future.

Vaccination in Ukraine

  • On April 16, 2021, the first batch of 117,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Ukraine as part of the COVAX Facility.
  • On May 1, 2021, Stepanov said Ukraine had signed a contract with the U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer on the supply of additional 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Under the contract, Ukraine will receive the first deliveries under this contract, or 500,000 doses, in May-June 2021, some 4.5 million doses will be delivered in the third quarter (July-September 2021), while the remaining 15 million doses will be supplied in the fourth quarter of this year.

Translation: Kanaryan Lyudmila

Unian

Read the top-news of politics in Ukraine and the world, the latest political news from the UNIAN news agency.

https://www.unian.info/

Related news
Family of shooting victim says politicizing his death is 'disturbing'.

Family of shooting victim says politicizing his death is 'disturbing'.

Austin shooting victim Douglas Kantor's brother Nick tells 'America's Newsroom' that using his death to politicize gun control is the 'last thing' the family wants. #FoxNews Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel ...

Ransomware Criminals Targeted in Ukrainian Police Raids.

Ransomware Criminals Targeted in Ukrainian Police Raids.

Police video shows cash and luxury goods being seized in an operation against the Cl0p gang, responsible for hacking organizations in the U.S. and South Korea.» Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of inn...

FACT CHECK: ‘Zero Evidence’ for Novel Coronavirus Lab Leak? Not so Fast.

FACT CHECK: ‘Zero Evidence’ for Novel Coronavirus Lab Leak? Not so Fast.

On May 26, U.S. President Joe Biden released a statement calling on the intelligence community “to redouble their efforts to collect and analyze information” that could allow a “definitive conclusion” on the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind...

Biden Leaves for Geneva Airport

Biden Leaves for Geneva Airport

U.S. President Joe Biden left the venue where he held a press conference after concluding a meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on Wednesday. READ MORE: U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have ended ...

Watch Joe Biden discuss his meeting with Russia's Putin.

Watch Joe Biden discuss his meeting with Russia's Putin.

President Joe Biden had one single and simple goal at his press conference in the wake of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva: Project absolute and utter normality. Did Biden engage in any threats? No, he said. Was there hyp...

Fox News' Peter Doocy asks President Biden if he'll press China for COVID origin probe.

Fox News' Peter Doocy asks President Biden if he'll press China for COVID origin probe.

President Biden answers Fox News’ Peter Doocy’s question on whether he’ll discuss the origin of COVID with Chinese President Xi. #FoxNews Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24...