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‘5 lakh doses of China’s vaccine to arrive by May 10’

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:41 PM, 3 May 2021   Updated: 03:28 PM, 3 May 2021

Health Minister Zahid Maleque; File Photo

Health Minister Zahid Maleque; File Photo

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said five lakh doses of the ‘BBIBP-CorV’ vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm will arrive in the country by May 10.

He told reporters at a briefing at the Secretariat in the capital on Monday. 

Zahid Maleque said efforts were also being made to import the AstraZeneca vaccine from India to meet the shortage of the second dose. “The second dose can be given after three to four months,” he added.

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