Printed on Sat Oct 01 2022 9:07:49 AM

Nearly 8 lakh doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrived in Dhaka

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Another 790,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine arrived in the country from Germany on Saturday. The Ministry of Health has given this information.

According to ministry sources, the flight carrying the vaccine landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 5 pm today. The vaccine was brought from Germany via Qatar Airways.

German Ambassador to Bangladesh Achim Tröster and Secretary of the Health Department Lokman Hossain Mia was present at the airport to receive the vaccines.

So far, 5 crores 70 lakh 85 thousand 80 doses of Covid vaccine have been received in the country. These are Oxford's AstraZeneca, Chinese-made Sinopharm, and Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

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