Health Ministry reveals approximate cost of Covid-19 vaccine for Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The course of vaccination will consist of two doses
08:45, 19 November 2020

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Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko said that one dose of the coronavirus vaccine would cost Ukraine seven dollars. He stated it on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel.

At the same time, the official noted that the vaccination course will consist of two doses, i.e. 14 dollars.

According to Lyashko, the COVAX mechanism will provide Ukraine with about eight million doses of the vaccine. At the same time, the Ministry of Health will be able to buy more doses at a special price.

Related: Ukraine expects U.S. to assist in signing contracts with Covid-19 vaccine suppliers

It is also noted that the COVAX mechanism confirmed the information about allocating the coronavirus vaccine to Ukraine on a free basis for 20% of the country’s population.

As we reported earlier, according to President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, the introduction of the weekend lockdown was "the right step."

"I believe that Ukraine has taken the right step. The World Health Organization has reported that the largest number of new cases is recorded throughout the weekend. Reducing contact between people is saving lives," he said.

Related: Pfizer increases mark of efficacy of its vaccine up to 94%



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