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    Bangladesh to get over 1.9cr doses of vaccines from Covax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49am on March 03, 2021

    Bangladesh will receive 10,908,000 vaccines from Covax, a global effort to ensure COVID-19 vaccines reach the most in need, the Covax scheme announced  on Tuesday....

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    India to vaccinate over-60s from March 1

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 08:59pm on February 24, 2021

    India plans to expand its vast but faltering coronavirus vaccination programme from March 1 by offering jabs to the over 60s, the government said Wednesday....

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    20 lakh more doses of vaccine arrive in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23pm on February 23, 2021

    The second consignment of 20 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Bangladesh early Tuesday. A SpiceJet flight from Mumbai arrived with the vaccine at...

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    Govt asked to be careful about COVID-19 vaccine expiry date

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:36pm on February 16, 2021

    The National Technical Advisory Committee on COVID-19 asked the government to be careful about the expiry date of the vaccine doses brought from India, said...

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    WHO gives global green light for AstraZeneca COVID shot

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:02am on February 16, 2021

    The World Health Organisation gave emergency use approval to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, meaning distribution can start to poorer countries starved of doses to...

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    20-30 lakh more COVID-19 vaccine doses to arrive February 22

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:21pm on February 15, 2021

    Some 20-30 lakh more doses of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Bangladesh on February 22, said Nazmul Hassan, the managing director of Beximco Pharmaceuticals on...

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    WHO OKs AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID variants, over-65s

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 11:05am on February 11, 2021

    The AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine can be used for people aged over 65, and also where coronavirus variants of concern are circulating, WHO experts said Wednesday,...

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    S Africa suspends vaccination with AstraZeneca jab over study

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:35am on February 08, 2021

    South Africa said on Sunday that it would suspend the start of its COVID-19 vaccination programme with the AstraZeneca jab after a study showed the...

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    Hungary refuses to take COVID-19 vaccine from Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:40pm on February 05, 2021

    Hungary refused to take some 5,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines offered by Bangladesh as a token of gratitude, reports Hungary Today on Friday.  Hungary...

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    Dutch latest to limit AstraZeneca vaccine to under-65s

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:07am on February 05, 2021

    The Netherlands on Thursday became the latest European country to limit AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine to people aged under 65, despite the EU approving it for...