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Pfizer jabs gets approval for 12-17yr olds: Health Minister

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 10th October, 2021 05:11:51 PM
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The country is going to administer Pfizer vaccines to the teen agers, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday.

The director general of World Health Organization has approved Pfizer vaccine for the age group of 12 to 17 years old, he added.

He said “We have 60 lakh doses of Pfizer vaccine and more 70 lakh doses will arrive soon.”

He was addressing a press briefing on Covid-19 vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS).

The teen agers will go through registration process to be inoculated, he stated.