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Dhaka, April 5: The second dose of coronavirus vaccine is starting on Thursday (April 8). This information was given by Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam. He made the remarks at a cabinet meeting briefing at the Secretariat on Monday (April 5). The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Dhaka, March 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed to ensure funding for buying more vaccines to prevent the coronavirus. She gave the directive at a meeting of the Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Economic Council on Tuesday (March 2nd). Planning Commission Secretary Mohammad Zainul Bari told reporters.
Dhaka, March 2: The coronavirus vaccination program started nationally on February 7. So far, 32,26,825 people have been vaccinated. Among them, 754 people reported side effects or adverse events following immunization (AEFI). Side effects include mild fever, body aches, sore throat, weakness, swelling or redness at the injection site.
Dhaka, February 26: In the ongoing vaccination drive, 40,57,905 people have registered and 28,50,940 people have been vaccinated against the deadly novel coronavirus, as of Thursday (February 25).
Dhaka, February 23: The second consignment of Covishield vaccine has come from the Serum Institute of India for coronavirus prevention. At 12:22 am on 23 February, India's SpiceJet SG-0063 flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport with a consignment of 2 million doses of the vaccine.
Dhaka, February 22: The second shipment of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine- Covishield- from India's Serum Institute will arrive in Bangladesh on Monday (February 22). Nazmul Hasan Papon, managing director of Beximco Pharma, a vaccine provider in the country, confirmed the information on Sunday.
Dhaka, February 12: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the people of the village to take corona vaccine. The Prime Minister directed every member of Ansar and VDP to work for the people of the village to be interested in getting vaccinated.
Dhaka, February 12: On the fifth day of the ongoing coronavirus vaccination program across the country, over 2,00,000 people have been vaccinated. A total of 2,04,540 people were vaccinated at 46 government hospitals and other centers across the country, including the capital, on Thursday (February 11). Among them are 1,40,152 males and 64,388 females.
Dhaka, February 9: Another 46,509 people were vaccinated on the second day of the ongoing vaccination program in the capital and across the country. Of these, 35,843 are males and 10,666 are females. In addition, 5,12,005 people have registered for vaccination through 'Suraksha App' till 6:30 pm on February 8.
Dhaka, February 8: Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam has said that even 40-year-olds can also register for the coronavirus vaccine. According to the earlier decision, no ordinary citizen below the age of 55 could register for vaccination unless it was listed as a priority.
Dhaka, February 8: Twenty-eight people applied for the vaccine online in the hope of getting protection from the coronavirus. Most of them are doctors and nurses. No one agreed to receive the vaccine for fear of the inaugural ceremony at Satkhira's Tala Upazila Health Complex on Sunday (February 7). Later, a village policeman came forward with courage.
Dhaka, January 29: Preparations have begun to send vaccines for coronavirus from India- kept at Beximco's pharmaceutical factory in Tongi, Gazipur- to 34 districts. Beximco Pharmaceutical Authority and local administration began sending vaccines under tight security on Thursday (January 28th) evening.
Dhaka, January 29: A total of 541 people were vaccinated against coronavirus at five government hospitals in the capital on Thursday (January 28). Among them were health workers, politicians and frontline workers. All are healthy and returned to normal work within 10-20 minutes after vaccination.
Dhaka, January 28: Health Minister Zahid Maleque has hailed the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as the safest Covid-19 vaccine in the world.
Dhaka, January 28: At least 125 people, including state minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, were vaccinated at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Thursday.