Brunei to get COVID vaccine for 50pc of population next year

Brunei Darussalam is guaranteed a supply of the COVID-19 vaccine for 50 per cent of the population, while another 20 per cent are through direct negotiations with pharmaceutical companies, according to Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar.

The Government of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has begun negotiations with the World Health Organization (WHO) to acquire the vaccine.

This was said by the Minister of Health during a press conference at the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) building yesterday.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin