January 27, 2022

COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea

Latest offer brings total doses allocated to DPRK to 6.83 million, though vaccine deliveries have yet to begin

COVAX has allocated 4.73 million more AstraZeneca (AZ) COVID-19 vaccines for North Korea, the global vaccine alliance Gavi confirmed to NK News on Tuesday. 

With around 2.1 million AZ vaccines previously assigned, COVAX has now pledged a total of around 6.83 million doses for North Korea -- but none have been delivered so far.