S. Korea to donate 470,000 doses of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to Thailand

S. Korea to donate 470,000 doses of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to Thailand

FILE PHOTO: Medical staff monitor a nursing home worker after receiving the first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a health care centre in Seoul on Feb 26, 2021, as South Korea starts its coronavirus vaccination campaign. (AFP)
FILE PHOTO: Medical staff monitor a nursing home worker after receiving the first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a health care centre in Seoul on Feb 26, 2021, as South Korea starts its coronavirus vaccination campaign. (AFP)

SEOUL: South Korea will donate 1.1 million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam and 470,000 doses to Thailand, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Tuesday.

The donations come as South Korea has administered nearly 80% of its 52 million population with at least one dose of a vaccine, KDCA said in a statement.

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