August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Administering AstraZeneca 2nd dose resumes in Dhaka tomorrow

The government will resume administering the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to those who failed to take the second dose after getting the first jab, in Dhaka division including the capital from...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Registration for Vaccine: Passport, birth certificate to be allowed

The government will accept two more documents -- birth certificate and passport -- of the people alongside the National Identity (NID) card for Covid-19 vaccination registration, health officials...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Covid-19 shots: Over 7.8 lakh AstraZeneca jabs arrive from Japan

The country received 7.81 lakh doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from Japan under the Covax facility yesterday.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Writ petition seeks vaccination for expecting mothers on priority basis

A writ petition was filed with the High Court yesterday seeking its directive on the government to provide Covid-19 vaccine to expecting mothers on priority basis.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Writ petition seeks HC directive on vaccinating expecting mothers on priority basis

A writ petition was filed with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to provide Covid-19 vaccine to expecting mothers on a priority basis in order to protect their health. 

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

AstraZeneca 2nd dose jabs to start within a day or two: health minister

Bangladesh will resume with AstraZeneca second dose shots within a day or two, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque today.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Bring in the kids: Estonian city targets youths for jabs

So far, around half of teenagers from 12 to 17 in Tartu, Estonia’s second-largest city, have already received their first vaccine shot, and local health officials are working to reach 70% by the...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

7.81 lakh AstraZeneca doses arrive from Japan

Bangladesh today received 7.81 lakh doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines from Japan under the COVAX facility, bringing the total supply from the country to 10.26 lakh.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Israel's president gets third Covid-19 shot, urges boosters for over-60s

Israeli President Isaac Herzog received a third shot of coronavirus vaccine on Friday, kicking off a campaign to give booster doses to people aged over 60 as part of efforts to slow the spread of...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Target 60 lakh jabs in 6 days

The government has decided to inoculate at least 60 lakh people against Covid-19 in just six days starting from August 7, in what officials said would be a special campaign mainly targeting the...