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Indian vaccine on way to Dhaka

Staff Correspondent || shiningbd

Published: 11:05, 21 January 2021  
Indian vaccine on way to Dhaka

Photo: Collected

The first shipment of corona vaccine has left India for Bangladesh. Which will arrive in Dhaka on a special Air India flight at noon. After that, the vaccine will be kept in the EPI's storage in the capital’s Tejgaon.

Cavishield of Serum Institute of India arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport arrives on early Thursday. Later at 8 am, the plane carrying the vaccine left for Bangladesh. This information has been known in the report of G News of India.

Earlier, Health Secretary Abdul Mannan told the media on Monday night that 2 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine made at the Serum Institute in India could be the first shipment. Health Minister Zahid Maleque also informed about receiving the vaccine at noon on the same day.

However, he did not give details. He said some more vaccines would come from India as gifts. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. But the number is good.

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