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Vaccination for 12-17 year old students to start on November 1

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Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said Vaccination for 12 to 17-year-old students to start on November 1. He said, ‘Initially, it will be given in 12 centers in Dhaka. There are plans to vaccinate 40,000 students across the country every day in phases. We have enough Pfizer vaccines on hand. Pfizer vaccines will be given to students between the ages of 12 and 17.

The health minister told reporters in front of the conference room of the cabinet division at the secretariat on Thursday.

Zahid Maleque said, "55 lakh vaccines came to the country yesterday. We now have 2 crore doses of vaccine in stock. Normal vaccination activities will continue. Besides, the second dose of vaccine has been given to 80 lakh people given under the mass vaccination program from today. It will be completed by tomorrow."

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