Printed on Thu Oct 06 2022 12:36:41 AM

45 lakh vaccines of Modernna-Sinopharm reached in Dhaka

National Desk
A total of 4.5 million vaccines bought from China and gifts from the United States are now in Dhaka. These vaccines have arrived in the country in parts from last night till this morning. Of this, the United States has donated 2.5 million modern vaccines. And 20 lakh vaccines of Chinese Sinopharm have come.

The health minister said that all the complications have been removed and the mass vaccination activities will start soon.

Another 12 lakh dose of Moderna's Gift vaccine arrives in Dhaka. The flight carrying the moderna vaccine landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8.40 am. And the first consignment of gift ticks arrived last night.

Last night, the first consignment of modern ticker allotted for Bangladesh through Covax reached Dhaka. Health Minister Zahid Malek, Foreign Minister Abdul Momen, US Ambassador to Dhaka Earl Miller and other officials of the Department of Health received the vaccine at night.

Earl Miller, the US ambassador, said that the United States is with Bangladesh in tackling the epidemic. He also said that modern vaccine is a gift for Bangladesh.

Thanking the United States for the gift of the vaccine, the health minister said he was optimistic about the AstraZeneca vaccine, which could come from India in August.

Foreign Minister Abdul Momen said that the Prime Minister had instructed to buy vaccines for every citizen and there would be no problem with money.

Meanwhile, 20 lakh Corona vaccine of Sinopharm bought from China has reached Dhaka overnight.

Voice TV/IA
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