August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

5 to 11 year olds get first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

A total of 16 school children, aged between 5-11 years, have received the first shot of specially made Covid-19 vaccine at an event in Dhaka today as part of the "trial run" before the main campaign begins from August 25.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Covid jabs for kids to start today

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will launch the Covid-19 inoculation campaign for children, aged 5-11 years, today.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

US provides 15 lakh Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines for Bangladeshi children

The United States has provided another 15 lakh doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to help Bangladesh vaccinate children between ages 5-11.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Trial of Covid-19 jabs for children aged 5-11 years on Aug 11

Children aged between 5-11 will get vaccines against Covid-19 on a trial basis on August 11, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today (August 7, 2022).

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

5.80 lakh kids registered for Covid jabs

Around 5.8 lakh schoolchildren aged 5-11 years were registered for taking the Pfizer’s specially prepared Covid-19 vaccines as of yesterday afternoon.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Cholera Vaccination: 2nd round campaign begins in 5 Dhaka areas

The second round of the oral vaccination campaign against cholera began yesterday in five selected Dhaka areas.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Novavax Covid vaccine should come with heart side-effect warning: EU

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is recommending Novavax's (NVAX.O) COVID-19 vaccine carry a warning of two types of heart inflammation, based on a small number of reported cases, an added burden for a shot that has failed to win wide uptake.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Aged 5-11: Dhaka kids to get Covid jabs first

Around 7.5 lakh schoolchildren, aged 5-11, in Dhaka city will get Covid-19 vaccine shots first, said Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director general of the health directorate.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Kids aged 5-11 may get jabs next month

The first consignment of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines developed especially for children has reached the country yesterday, and inoculation of those aged five to 11 might begin next month.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

First consignment of Pfizer’s Covid vaccines for children reaches Dhaka

The country today (July 30) received the first consignment of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccines for children.