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Speaker receives Covid-19 vaccine

Staff Correspondent

15 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Sunday received Covid-19 vaccine at Medical Centre of Parliament Secretariat.

After receiving the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, the Speaker said the vaccine is fully safe. “Vaccine is being given to save the life of the people. It is necessary for all to receive the vaccine dose,” she said.

On January 27, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually inaugurated the country's Covid-19 vaccination programme at Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital.