10,00,800 AstraZeneca vaccines arriving: FM
Published: 03:23 PM, 11 June 2021 Updated: 03:39 PM, 11 June 2021
Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen; File Photo
Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen has said that Bangladesh is receiving 10 lakh and 800 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from the United States under COVAX.
He told reporters on Friday.
“We are receiving 10,00,800 AstraZeneca vaccines from the United States under COVAX. This vaccine consignment will arrive in Bangladesh soon,” he said.
COVAX is a global initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide free vaccines to poor and middle-income countries to tackle Covid-19.