The government of Bangladesh has approved the emergency use of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
Cabinet okays proposal to procure 1.5 cr Chinese vaccine
The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Thursday gave final approval to a proposal of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry to procure 1.5 crore Chinese Sinofarm Covid-19 vaccine.
Dhaka requests Delhi to send vaccine to Bangladesh soon
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has requested his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar to ensure the supply of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Bangladesh as soon as possible to meet Bangladesh’s needs.
5 lakh doses of China’s gifted vaccine arrive in Bangladesh
Five lakh China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine doses, donated by the Chinese government to Bangladesh, arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday.
BAF aircraft leaves Dhaka to bring 5 lakh Corona vaccine
Thirteen aircrew of Bangladesh Air Force left Dhaka for China on Tuesday morning by BAF C-130J aircraft to bring 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine and AD syringes.
5 lakh doses of Chinese vaccine to arrive on May 12
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Monday officially announced arrival of 5 lakh doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine on May 12.
President receives 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine
Dhaka, May 6 :President Abdul Hamid received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine at Bangabhaban on Thursday
Dhaka hopeful of getting vaccine doses from China before Eid
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the Chinese government is working to start delivering Covid-19 vaccine doses before Eid-ul-Fitr although a 5-day May Day holiday is underway in China.
Bangladesh approves emergency use of Chinese Covid vaccine
The government on Thursday approved the emergency use of Sinopharm, a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine.
FM to join China-led virtual meeting on vaccine cooperation
Dhaka, Apr 27 : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will join a China-led virtual meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation to deal with the Covid-19 situation.
Bangladesh to get 21 lakh Covid vaccine doses by early May
Bangladesh will get 21 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine by the first week of May, said DG of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam on Sunday.
Australia could prioritise Olympic athletes for vaccine
SYDNEY – Australia is considering allowing its hundreds of Olympic athletes and support staff to jump the queue and get the coronavirus vaccine before heading to the Tokyo Games, a report said Friday.
Facebook supports COVID-19 health awareness, vaccine rollout in BD
Dhaka, Apr 13 : Facebook has partnered with Bangladesh’s ICT Division and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to announce a campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19 and help Bangladeshis get vaccinated.
Tigers take second dose of vaccine
DHAKA —The Bangladesh cricketers took the second dose of the vaccine in a bid to keep them protected from the Covid-19, a deadly virus that left the whole world stranded. Before going to play the series against New Zealand in…
Second dose of Covid vaccine from Thursday
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday reaffirmed that the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine will be rolled out on Thursday next (April 8) as per the schedule.
Modi to bring 12 lakh more vaccine doses as gift for Bangladesh
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will bring 12 lakh more Covid-19 vaccine doses as gift during his visit to Bangladesh on Friday. Director of Non-Communicable Diseases (NDC) under the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and…
AstraZeneca confirms strong vaccine protection after US rift
Mar 25 : AstraZeneca insisted Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is strongly effective even after counting additional illnesses in its disputed U.S. study, the latest in an extraordinary public rift with American officials.
Covid vaccine can be taken during Ramadan fasting: Islamic Foundation
Dhaka, Mar 15: Muslims can receive Covid-19 vaccine shots during the fasting of Ramadan, said the Islamic Foundation.
Pele gets Covid vaccine, hails ‘unforgettable’ day
SAO PAULO – Brazilian football great Pele, 80, received a Covid-19 vaccine Tuesday, a moment he described as “unforgettable” while urging people not to let down their guard against the deadly virus. “Today was an unforgettable day. I received the…
Govt’s priority is to ensure vaccine, food, shelter for all: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the priority of the government in this Covid-19 pandemic is to ensure food and shelter for people alongside ensuring vaccine.
Japan starts vaccine rollout with healthcare workers
TOKYO – Japan began vaccinating healthcare workers against the coronavirus on Wednesday, rolling out a cautious inoculation programme with just over five months until the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Japan has so far approved only the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, and started administering…
India offers Covid vaccine for Bangladesh army
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday said India has offered Covid-19 vaccine shots for Bangladesh Army.
Globe Biotech of BD to make vaccine for clinical trial
Dhaka, Jan 6 – Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company Globe Biotech has got approval from the DG of Drug Administration for manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine for clinical trial.
About Covid-19 vaccine that raises hopes among scientists
Scientists developing COVID-19 vaccines are optimistic that by the end of next year, all people everywhere will have access to safe and effective treatments against a disease which has disrupted the entire planet.
Vaccine, Rohingya issues in PM Hasina’s 75th UNGA speech
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually deliver her key speech at the 75th UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 26 highlighting global issues including Rohingya crisis and vaccine with a call to ensure vaccine for all at an affordable cost.
Bangladesh always priority for India: Shringla on vaccine
Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday said India is now at an advanced stage of developing COVID-19 vaccine saying friends, partners and neighbours will get priority once it is developed.
Russia begins production of COVID-19 vaccine
Moscow, Xinhua/UNB, Aug 17 – Russia has begun production of the first batch of vaccines against COVID-19, its health ministry said in a statement released Saturday.
BPL, DPL won’t be held without vaccine or improved situation: Papon
DHAKA—The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) dismissed any hopes of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and Dhaka Premier League (DPL) being held without the vaccine of COVID-19 or the dramatic improvement of the corona situation in the country. While DPL is…
Russia first to register COVID-19 vaccine: Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that his country is the first in the world to register vaccine against COVID-19.
Covid-19 Vaccine: Dhaka approves icddr,b to do phase-3 trial
Dhaka, July 19 – Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) on Sunday approved the icddr,b to conduct the phase-3 human trial of Covid-19 vaccine developed a Chinese company.