Trial run for vaccinating school students in Manikganj tomorrow
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will conduct a test run for Covid-19 vaccination for school students at the Colonel Malek Medical College Hospital in Manikganj tomorrow.
"We will inoculate a group of students, between 12-17 years, from two schools with Pfizer vaccine and will observe their health condition for 10-14 days," Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director general of DGHS, said in an online announcement today.
According to DGHS officials, a total of 100 children will be inoculated as part of the test run.
After this test run, the vaccination campaign for school students will be launched in Dhaka on a broader scale, added the DGHS DG.