18 April 2021,   22:26
Georgia will receive the new American vaccine NOVAVAX - Amiran Gamkrelidze

Georgia will receive the new American vaccine NOVAVAX. Such a statement made today the Head of the National Center for Disease Control after the meeting of the Interagency Coordination Council.

“Today, the NCDC transferred USD 575,000 to the Covax platform. Rest assured that the first batch of vaccines from the Covax platform will arrive this month and vaccination will start in Georgia with the vaccine from Covax platform, most likely with the AstraZeneka vaccine.

Besides, there is an offer from the Covax platform for a new American vaccine in addition to AstraZeneca.

Novovax will be placed on Covax in about 2 months. We were asked about it. This is a new innovative vaccine that Georgia will receive and we are negotiating directly with its manufacturer to receive additional doses”, - said Amiran Gamkrelidze.