Bangladesh seeks UK support for vaccine centre

Health Minister Dr Samanta Lal Sen has sought support from the Oxford Vaccine Group at the University of Oxford to establish a vaccine centre in Bangladesh.

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Covid-19 vaccination campaign to restart: DGHS

The government has decided to restart distribution and administration of Covid-19 vaccines amid recent rise in infection across the country

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From Covid to cancer: High hopes for Nobel mRNA vaccines

The coronavirus pandemic brought global renown to the mRNA technology that underpins vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, and on Monday earned a Nobel Prize for two scientists who have been key to its development

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US government to urge Americans to get new Covid-19 boosters

The Biden administration plans to urge all Americans to get a booster shot for the coronavirus this autumn to counter a new wave of infections, a White House official said on Sunday

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World's first intranasal Covid vaccine launched in Delhi

The world's first intranasal Covid-19 vaccine was launched in India's New Delhi today.

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Fourth Covid-19 shot campaign begins

A special campaign for administering the fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose starts today.

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Administration of 4th Covid dose to start Dec 20

A special campaign for administering fourth Covid vaccine dose will start on December 20.

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Administration of 4th Covid jab to start Dec 20

Administration of the fourth dose of Covid vaccine will begin on December 20 at seven vaccination centres in Dhaka.

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India approves world’s 1st intra-nasal Covid vaccine

The world's first intra-nasal Covid vaccine developed by India has got the approval from the country's Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation for restricted use.

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People 60 and above to get 4th dose of Covid vaccine

People aged 60 years and above will receive their fourth dose of coronavirus vaccines, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

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People 60 and above to get 4th Covid vaccine dose: health minister

People aged 60 years and above will receive the fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

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90 lakh people to get Covid jabs on Dec 1-7

The government is going to launch a mass Covid vaccination campaign across the country from December 1 to 7 with a target to administer jabs, including booster doses, to 90 lakh people.

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90 lakh to get Covid booster doses from Dec 1-7: health minister

The government will hold a special inoculation campaign against Covid-19 with booster doses across the country on December 1-7, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

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Serum Institute halts Covishield vaccine production due to “lack of demand”

Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India (SII), said on Thursday (October 20, 2022) that his company has stopped manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine Covishield since December last year due to lack of demand.

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1st, 2nd dose of Covid vaccination campaign extended till Oct 8

The deadline for the ongoing first and second dose special vaccination campaign to prevent Covid-19 infection has been extended till October 8.

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Set up vaccine plant by this fiscal

Amid delays in completing the vaccine manufacturing and research plant in Gopalganj, a parliamentary watchdog yesterday asked the health ministry to finish all works and start making vaccines within this fiscal year (2022-23).

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Only Covid booster dose will be available after October 3: DGHS

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will stop administering the first and second doses of the Covid-19 vaccine after October 3 and will only continue administering the booster doses afterwards, Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, the Director General of the health directorate said today.

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Covid vaccination of children aged 5-11 in districts, upazilas from Oct 11

The government will start inoculating children aged between 5 to 11 years against Covid-19 in districts and upazilas from October 11.

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