US Vice-President Kamala Harris at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on August 25, 2021. Photo: Reuters
US Vice-President Kamala Harris at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on August 25, 2021. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: US to give Vietnam 1 million more vaccine shots as record cases reported

  • US Vice-President Kamala Harris, who is in Hanoi, said the Pfizer-BioNTech shots will begin arriving in Vietnam in 24 hours
  • Elsewhere, Japan is expanding a virus state of emergency to eight more regions, while Papua New Guinea has banned flights from India over Covid-19 rule breaches

US Vice-President Kamala Harris at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on August 25, 2021. Photo: Reuters
US Vice-President Kamala Harris at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on August 25, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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