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Bangladesh to buy 7.5 crore doses of Sinopharm vaccines

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:49 PM, 5 August 2021   Updated: 09:22 PM, 5 August 2021

Bangladesh to buy 7.5 crore doses of Sinopharm vaccines

Bangladesh to buy 7.5 crore doses of Sinopharm vaccines

Bangladesh will buy 7.5 crore doses of Sinopharm vaccines from China. In the meantime, money has already been paid for 1.5 crore doses of vaccines.

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said this at a press briefing in the capital on Thursday.

He said that Bangladesh will receive 44 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines this month under the global initiative COVAX. Of this, 34 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine will reach the country next week. While 10 lakh doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will also be available this month. In addition, 60 lakh Pfizer vaccines will come under COVAX facility next month.

The Minister added that the corona vaccine purchased from various sources will also reach the country this month besides COVAX.

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