Mongolia receives 360,600 doses of flu vaccine

2021-09-10 12:42:27

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Government of Mongolia received 360,000 doses of flu vaccine through the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Mongolia receives an average of over 100,000 doses of flu vaccines through procurement each year. However this year, double the amount of vaccines are being purchased in an effort to contribute to the works being carried to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, reports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

A total of 300,000 doses of the vaccine are being purchased by the Government of Mongolia, while the remaining 60,600 doses are being financed through the Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) program.