World Health Organization agrees to provide 4.2 million vaccines to Sri Lanka as soon as a successful vaccine is approved

The World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed to provide 4.2 million vaccines to Sri Lanka as soon as a successful vaccine against the new COVID-19 Coronavirus is discovered, the President of the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, neurosurgeon Dr. Prasanna Gunasena has said

Nov 21, 2020
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed to provide 4.2 million vaccines to Sri Lanka as soon as a successful vaccine against the new COVID-19 Coronavirus is discovered, the President of the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, neurosurgeon Dr. Prasanna Gunasena has said.

As a first step, the World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed to provide the vaccine to about 20 percent of Sri Lanka's population, Dr. Gunasena told 'Dinamina'. He added that the consignment will be brought to Sri Lanka in three phases, each phase containing 1.4 million vaccines.

Dr. Gunasena pointed out that Sri Lanka had initiated discussions with the World Health Organization (WHO) on a vaccine a few months ago.

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