AstraZeneca vaccine: Bangladesh to get 1 million shots from US
02:10 PM, June 11, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:44 PM, June 11, 2021

Bangladesh to get 1 million shots of AstraZeneca vaccine under COVAX: Momen

Bangladesh is going to receive 1 million 800 shots of AstraZeneca vaccines under the COVAX programme, said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in a message today.

"We are getting 1 million 800 AstraZeneca vaccine soon under the Covax program," said the message sent by his press official to the media.

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This comes as good news for Bangladesh as the country has been eagerly waiting for AstraZeneca vaccines because some 15 lakh people who got the first jab have been worried if they will get the second dose in time.

These doses have been allocated from COVAX supply but the programme has not mentioned the country from which the AstraZeneca vaccine will be sent to Bangladesh.

 

 

 

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