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The vaccine is safe for children, also being offered in the US: Health Minister

Dhaka, August 11: Regarding vaccination of children against coronavirus, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said that this vaccination for children has been specially developed. It is very safe. This vaccine is being administered in the United States. Drug Administration has approved. The vaccinations that have arrived should be given at intervals of two months. Vaccination will begin in full swing from August 25.

75 lakh people will get COVID vaccine in one day

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.

July 19 to be observed as Booster Dose Day

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.

26 crore 4 lakh vaccine doses administered

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 24: The Covid-19 vaccination drive is underway in the country. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said a total of 26 crore 4 lakh 35 thousand 914 doses of vaccine have been administered so far since the beginning of the vaccination programme.

Vaccines worth Tk 20,000 crore received for free

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 5: Bangladesh is one of the few countries in the world to have received free corona vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Corona vaccine may be required every year, all types of vaccines will be produced in the country: Health Minister

Dhaka, April 22: Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque MP has hinted at vaccinating against coronavirus every year. He said it was not yet certain whether the corona would be vaccinated every year. But we are preparing. Measures have been taken to produce all types of vaccines in the country. He said this while inspecting the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) admission test for the 2021-22 academic year at Government Titumir College in the capital on Friday (April 22) at 10:30 am.

11.51 crore people have received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine

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.

Prime Minister appeals to help some countries with vaccines

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 9: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the international community to increase their contribution to some countries, which are still far from the goal of vaccination.

Vaccination against coronavirus will continue in Ramadan

Dhaka, March 31: Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that coronavirus vaccination activities will continue in the country during the coming holy month of Ramadan. "Vaccination will continue throughout the country during the month of Ramadan," he said. "Vaccination can be taken as usual from the centers where vaccinations are being given."

Bangladesh to administer 3.25 crore doses against the coronavirus from March 17-31: Health Minister

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.

Vaccination Drive: 1 crore people to receive jab against coronavirus on February 26

Dhaka, February 22: The government wants to vaccinate one crore people across the country on February 26. The main target of vaccination on that day is working people. Because many of them have not been vaccinated now.

Coronavirus: No SMS required, people to get vaccines by reaching centres

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.

Everyone to receive booster dose against coronavirus by December

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).

Over 16 crore vaccine doses administered in Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 4: Since the inauguration of the vaccination progamme in the country to tackle Covid-19, 16 crore 25 lakh 48 thousand 352 doses (including first and second doses) have been administered.

Coronavirus: Bangladesh to use Johnson jab for crowd-vaccination

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 31: The government has decided to use singe-dose Johnson & Johnson jabs to vaccinate people, who move around the city, as the particular vaccine does not require a second shot.