Set the task. Zelensky said that Ukraine should be one of the first to purchase a vaccine against coronavirus

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July 25, 16:20

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Volodymyr Zelenskyy: Ukraine should be among the first countries that will be able to purchase the vaccine (Photo: president.gov.ua)

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine should be one of the first to purchase a vaccine against coronavirus when it is made.

“Our diplomatic contacts and world resources report that the vaccine is already being produced in several countries. Even if it is ready next year, Ukraine should be among the first countries to purchase the vaccine. We must think about it now. The whole world is lining up, “Zelensky said during a meeting with representatives of the government, law enforcement agencies and other departments on the epidemiological situation in the country and measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the presidential press service reported.

In response, Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov said that, on the instructions of the president, he was holding consultations and keeping in touch with companies and diplomats from different countries, studying information.

Recall that over the past day, coronavirus in Ukraine was found in 1106 people, 19 deaths were recorded, 611 patients recovered. In total, more than 63,900 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in Ukraine, almost 36 thousand people have recovered, 1590 have died.

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