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30 lakh students to get Pfizer vaccine: Health Minister

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 14th October, 2021 06:42:09 PM
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Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said 30 lakh students will get Pfizer vaccine primarily.

He said, “There are about one crore children in our country.We will vaccinate them.”  

The health minister made this remark on Thursday at the inaugural ceremony of trial run vaccination of 12 to 17 years old at Manikganj Colonel Malek Medical College and Hospital on Thursday.   

He said, “We will vaccinate 30 lakh students initially and then we will bring all students under vaccination in phases. Currently, we have 30 lakh vaccines.”  

Stating that Pfizer vaccine is good and safe, Zahid Maleque said “The US, Europe and other countries are using Pfizer vaccine. As a result, we are giving this vaccine to our students so that they can stay safe.”