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Dhaka, August 25: Fifty-five zones and 465 wards of 12 city corporations across the country, including 21 centers in Dhaka, are starting the vaccination program for children aged 5 to 11 years (primary students) from Thursday (August 25). This program will continue for the next 14 days from 9 am to 3 pm every day.
Dhaka, August 11: Nidhi Nandini, a third class student of Abul Bashar Government Primary School, took the first dose of coronavirus vaccine among children aged 5 to 11 years. The student received the first vaccination in the presence of guests after the inauguration ceremony of the corona vaccination program for children aged five to 11 years at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on Thursday (August 11).
Dhaka, January 26: From 28 December 2021 to 17 January this year, a total of 7,41,265 people have been given booster dose. The information was given by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in response to a written question from Tangail-6 MP Ahsanul Islam (Titu) during the question and answer session of the 16th session of the 11th National Assembly on Wednesday (January 26).
Dhaka, December 28: The government will start administering the anti-Covid booster doses from today (Tuesday), as a measure to counter the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 14 December: Booster dose is starting this month. Those aged sixty years and above will get priority. Health Minister Zahid Maleque told reporters after the cabinet meeting at the secretariat on Monday.
Dhaka, November 16: The United States has donated four refrigerator vans to Bangladesh to facilitate transportation and storage of coronavirus vaccines. The vans were handed over at a ceremony at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS) in the capital's Mohakhali on Monday (November 15) afternoon.
Dhaka, October 8: The Government of India has given permission to the Serum Institute of India to export 10 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine each to Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar. Sources in the Indian Ministry of Health confirmed the information on Thursday.
Dhaka, September 26: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demanded appropriate global steps to make vaccines available at universal and affordable prices to build a Covid-free world. She warned that the current "vaccination-splitting" trend would only prolong the pandemic.
Dhaka, September 18: Another consignment of 50 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccine made by Chinese Sinopharm has arrived in the country. The consignment arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on a Bangladesh Biman flight at around 2:00 am on Saturday (September 17).
Dhaka, September 15: Registration for the vaccination of all university students in the country will be completed by 26 September. University authorities will then be able to start teaching activities and open residential halls with the approval of their academic council.
Dhaka, September 11: Bangladesh will be receiving 50 lakh (five million) Covid-19 vaccine doses every week, according to Health Minister Zahid Maleque.
Dhaka, September 7: The second dose for those who have taken the first one under the mass vaccination drive will start Tuesday (September 7). This activity will continue for the next two days- September 8 and 9.
Over 50 garment workers fall ill after receiving second dose of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Gazipur district
Dhaka, August 27: More than 50 garment workers have fallen ill after taking the second dose of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Gazipur's Kaliakair upazila. They are employees of a company called Mouchak Fashion of Sadma Group in Mouchak area of the upazila. After the incident, the vaccination program has been suspended.
Dhaka, August 18: BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has taken the second dose of coronavirus vaccine. She received the Moderna vaccine in the car, at the Sheikh Russell National Gastroliver Institute and Hospital in Mohakhali at 4:10 pm on Wednesday (August 18). Earlier, on July 19, Khaleda Zia has taken the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at the same hospital.
Dhaka, August 18: The parliamentary committee has strongly recommended the production of coronavirus vaccine in the next six months through Essential Drugs, the only state-owned pharmaceutical company. The recommendation was made at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare held at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Tuesday (August 17).