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7.9 lakh more doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 2nd October, 2021 06:14:40 PM
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A consignment of 7.9 lakh more doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine arrived in Dhaka from Germany on Saturday.

The vaccines arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on a flight of Qatar Airways at 5:00pm, airport sources said.

Senior Secretary of Health Service Division Md Lokman Hossain Miah and German Ambassador to Bangladesh Achim Tröster received the vaccine at the airport.

Bangladesh first started National Vaccination Programme against Covid-19 with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine (Covishield) from February 7 this year.