Turkey’s 90 million doses of Biontech vaccine

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that in addition to Turkey’s 90 million doses of Biontech vaccine, China’s Sinovac and Russia have also signed agreements to receive Sputnik vaccines.

Minister Koca stated in his statement that with the arrival of vaccines, an intensive vaccination program will start and social immunity can be provided as of July before September.

Fahrettin Koca, the founding partner of the Biontech company and Prof. Dr. He also claimed that Uğur Şahin will attend the Corona virus Science Board meeting to be held this week via video conference method.

Minister Koca, details of the vaccine agreement with Biontech, Prof. Dr. He expressed that they wanted it to be announced by Uğur Şahin. Husband stated that they aim to complete the vaccination of adults up to the age of 18 with the vaccination to be made in the summer.

Minister Koca, confirming the news that the Chinese company Sinovac is cooperating with Turkey on vaccine production, stated that this could not happen in a short time. Minister Koca also stated that they expect another 10 million doses of vaccine from China to come to Turkey this week.

Ministry of Health officials state that Turkey has provided 30 million doses of vaccine so far. Experts express that not having an intense vaccination program during the long closing period, which coincides with the Ramadan Feast, means missing an important opportunity.