October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021

55 lakh Sinopharm vaccine doses reach Dhaka

A total of 55 lakh doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine reached Dhaka from China early today.

October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021

US FDA okays mixing Covid vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters

The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorised booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N), and said Americans can choose a...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

28 million children aged 5-11 to be vaccinated: White House

Children age 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a Covid-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Inoculation of 50% target population possible by Dec: Health minister

It will be possible to vaccinate at least 50 percent of the target population by December due to the manner in which Covid-19 vaccine is coming to the country according to the government's...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

3 crore to get jabs a month from Nov

Around three crore people will get Covid-19 vaccines each month from November, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

10 lakh doses of Sinovac vaccine arrive

Ten lakh jabs of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine has arrived as gift at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport yesterday.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

2 million Sinovac, AstraZeneca doses arrive in Dhaka

One million jabs of Covid-19 vaccines produced by Sinovac Life Sciences Co Ltd arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital today.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Govt to buy 9cr disposable syringes from Chinese firm

The government will buy nine crores disposable syringes directly from a Chinese company to administer the Covid-19 vaccines.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Vaccination of children in capital from Oct 30

The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education is planning to start vaccinating schoolchildren, aged 12-17 years, in Dhaka city with Covid-19 vaccines from October 30.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Jab campaign goes to brave little ones

The health directorate inoculated 120 schoolchildren, aged 12-17, with Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine yesterday as part of the trial run prior to largescale campaign.