Today, Friday, Istanbul, the second shipment of the second batch of Coronavac vaccine, “Koronavac”, arrived from China, and the number of shipment doses is 3.5 million.
The plane carrying the vaccines landed at Istanbul Airport on Friday morning, completing the second batch of 10 million doses, 6.5 million of which arrived in Turkey last Monday.
Turkey launched the vaccination campaign with the Chinese “Coronavac” vaccine against the Coronavirus on January 14, based on health sector workers and then the elderly, as part of a priority schedule for the segments that will be vaccinated.
On December 30, the first shipment of the Chinese vaccine arrived on a Turkish Airlines plane.
And Turkey previously announced its intention to purchase 75 million doses of two promising vaccines for the Corona epidemic, from China and Germany, during the winter, while it continues its efforts to develop a local vaccine.