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Covid-19 vaccine to arrive in Bangladesh by January 25

All of the 5 million vaccines in the to start with consignment will be distributed between the populace as the initially dose

The Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will arrive in Bangladesh between January 21 to 25.

ABM Khurshid Alam, director normal of Directorate Standard of Health and fitness Expert services (DGHS), disclosed the issue at a press briefing.

“We will deliver five million doses of vaccines and distribute all of them. We will get 8 weeks’ time to supply a second dose of vaccine to the persons. Hopefully, the second consignment will get there ahead of that,” he said.

The original system was to use 2.5 million doses and keep the relaxation for the next dose.

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The Serum Institute of India (SII) is the area manufacturer of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

An inter-ministerial conference was held on Monday pertaining to the subject. Worried ministries and regulation enforcement companies will deliver protection to the vaccine good deal from the Dhaka airport to the rural locations.

The DG sought enable from the media to create recognition amid the folks so that undesirable collecting of onlookers can be averted whilst giving the vaccine to the masses.