Bangladesh receives additional three million doses of Moderna vaccine from USA through COVAX

Diplomatic Correspondent

19th July, 2021 10:02:11 PM printer

Bangladesh receives additional three million doses of Moderna vaccine from USA through COVAX

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen MP on Monday received, in the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the evening, 3 million (30 lakhs) doses of Moderna vaccine from the United States under the COVAX Framework. 

This consignment is in addition of the first one of 2.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine. 

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik MP, US Charge d’Affaires in Bangladesh JoAnne Wagner, Senior Secretary of Health Services Division Lokman Hossain Miah, and other high officials of Bangladesh Government were also present. 

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Altogether, Bangladesh has so far received 5.5 million (55 lakhs) doses of Moderna vaccine from the United States. 

More vaccine doses from the United States are likely to come in coming months. 


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