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Health minister hopes Bangladesh will get 210m COVID vaccine doses by early 2022

These doses include 11.65 million the government has administered to the citizens until Saturday and over 10 million more doses in hand. It is expecting 20 million more doses by August-end, Maleque said at a virtual discussion of Bangladesh Private Medical College Association on Saturday. “We’ve arranged 210 million doses. I hope we’ll get these… Read More »

In a First for the Continent, Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Produced in South Africa

WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 — The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be produced for the first time in Africa by a South African firm, Pfizer announced Wednesday. The Biovac Institute in Cape Town will produce the vaccine for distribution across Africa, which is in desperate need of more COVID-19 vaccines as cases surge, the Associated Press… Read More »

Britain’s Covid vaccine drive-out has slashed death rate among over-80s

Britain’s Covid vaccine drive-out has slashed death rate among over-80s: Elderly now only make up 40% of all victims – down from two-thirds at peak of the pandemic… but experts warn rapid spread of cases will cause trend to U-turn At the peak of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, over-80s made up two… Read More »