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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 19: People are not coming forward to take a booster dose of Corona. Booster dose has not been administered to even 20 percent of people so far. In the meantime, the government has set a target of vaccinating about 75 lakh people in a day with the aim of giving booster doses.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 15: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has decided to observe Booster Dose Day nationwide on July 19 to prevent corona infection. Anyone over the age of 18 can take a booster dose on this day if it's been four months since the second dose.
Dhaka, June 17: Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has urged all to take the anti-coronavirus vaccine booster dose after infection rate soared in the country and abroad.
Dhaka, June 4: Booster Dose Week of coronavirus vaccine has starting from today (Saturday) to prevent the Covid-19 infection. The mass vaccination program of booster dose will continue till June 10. At this time, more than one crore people across the country will be given the vaccine, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Dhaka, May 31: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has announced a nationwide drive of the anti-coronavirus booster dose from June 4 to 10 to prevent the Covid-19 infections. At this time, everyone aged 18 years and above can go to the nearest vaccination center and take booster dose.
Dhaka, April 12: A total of 11 crore 51 lakh 46 thousand 677 people have received the second dose of vaccine against the coronavirus in Bangladesh. It is about 97 percent of the target population and 68 percent of the total population.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 17: The government has now reduced the age limit for administering booster doses. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the third or booster dose of corona vaccine will be given to all citizens aged 18 years and up.
Dhaka, March 16: On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a special program has been launched to administer 32.5 million doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine from Thursday (March 17) to March 31, said Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 24: BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has taken the booster dose of Corona vaccine.
Dhaka, February 16: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has announced the good news for those who do not receive SMS even after registering to get vaccinated against coronavirus infection. From now on, vaccination will be given as soon as person reaches the center, no SMS is required.
Dhaka, February 7: Vaccination with booster doses will be over by the end of this year. Health Minister Zahid Maleque told reporters after a cabinet meeting at the Secretariat on Monday (February 7th).
Dhaka, January 13: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has decided upon the use of Moderna vaccines instead of jabs from Pfizer for the booster doses against the coronavirus.
Dhaka, December 30: Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the government will conduct vaccination drive in every ward of the country to prevent Covid-19 infections.
Dhaka, December 30: By next June, at least 80 percent of the country's population will be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Meanwhile, 28.44 percent of the total population of Bangladesh has received two doses of the vaccine till December 26 this year.
Own representative, Dhaka, December 20: Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday (December 19) inaugurated the Covid-19 vaccine booster dose program at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS) auditorium in Mohakhali.