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Administration of 4th Covid jab to start Dec 20

Administration of the fourth dose of Covid vaccine will begin on December 20 at seven vaccination centres in Dhaka.

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India approves world’s 1st intra-nasal Covid vaccine

The world's first intra-nasal Covid vaccine developed by India has got the approval from the country's Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation for restricted use.

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People 60 and above to get 4th dose of Covid vaccine

People aged 60 years and above will receive their fourth dose of coronavirus vaccines, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

Bharat Biotech’s needle-free Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use

Bharat Biotech’s needle-free intranasal Covid-19 vaccine has been granted approval for emergency use in India, the country’s health minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted today (September 6, 2022).

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech over patent infringement

Moderna is suing Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for patent infringement in the development of the first Covid-19 vaccine approved in the United States, alleging they copied technology that Moderna developed years before the pandemic.

Covid-19 vaccination campaign for schoolchildren starts countrywide

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign for schoolchildren, aged 5-11 years, has started in city corporation areas countrywide today (August 25).

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Administration of 4th Covid jab to start Dec 20

Administration of the fourth dose of Covid vaccine will begin on December 20 at seven vaccination centres in Dhaka.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

India approves world’s 1st intra-nasal Covid vaccine

The world's first intra-nasal Covid vaccine developed by India has got the approval from the country's Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation for restricted use.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

People 60 and above to get 4th dose of Covid vaccine

People aged 60 years and above will receive their fourth dose of coronavirus vaccines, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

People 60 and above to get 4th Covid vaccine dose: health minister

People aged 60 years and above will receive the fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

90 lakh people to get Covid jabs on Dec 1-7

The government is going to launch a mass Covid vaccination campaign across the country from December 1 to 7 with a target to administer jabs, including booster doses, to 90 lakh people.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

90 lakh to get Covid booster doses from Dec 1-7: health minister

The government will hold a special inoculation campaign against Covid-19 with booster doses across the country on December 1-7, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Serum Institute halts Covishield vaccine production due to “lack of demand”

Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India (SII), said on Thursday (October 20, 2022) that his company has stopped manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine Covishield since December last year due to lack of demand.

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

1st, 2nd dose of Covid vaccination campaign extended till Oct 8

The deadline for the ongoing first and second dose special vaccination campaign to prevent Covid-19 infection has been extended till October 8.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

Set up vaccine plant by this fiscal

Amid delays in completing the vaccine manufacturing and research plant in Gopalganj, a parliamentary watchdog yesterday asked the health ministry to finish all works and start making vaccines within this fiscal year (2022-23).

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Only Covid booster dose will be available after October 3: DGHS

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will stop administering the first and second doses of the Covid-19 vaccine after October 3 and will only continue administering the booster doses afterwards, Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, the Director General of the health directorate said today.