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Shahriar: Bangladesh to get 7.1m Pfizer, 1.8m Moderna jabs

  • Published at 10:55 am September 22nd, 2021
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File photo: A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a "Coronavirus Covid-19 Vaccine"sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020 Reuters

The vaccine doses will be shipped in the last quarter of this year

Bangladesh will get 7.1 million doses of Pfizer and 1.8 million of Moderna vaccines as part of US donation and regular supply under the Covax facility.

"We've received a new allocation of 7.1 million Pfizer doses (US donation) and 1.8 million Moderna doses (regular Covax allocation) from Covax Facility," said State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Wednesday.


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These vaccine doses will be shipped in the last quarter of this year, he added.

Shahriar said they are hopeful of getting more vaccine allocations during the period, and thanked the USA and Covax for the support.