Finally 1 million vaccines came from India

After waiting for seven months, one million vaccines finally arrived from India this evening. On Saturday (October 9), a plane carrying the vaccines arrived at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport under Covishield. With this, these vaccines of the agreement came after 6 months from Seram Institute.

Bangladesh had reached a tripartite agreement in November last year to buy 30 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine ‘Covishield’ from the Serum Institute of India. Then in January, the government gave an advance of more than Rs 600 crore, which is half of the total price of the ticker.

According to the agreement, 5 million doses of vaccine were to be given every month. But on January 25, 50 lakh doses of the first consignment and 20 lakh doses of the second consignment came to Bangladesh on February 23.

Besides, Bangladesh received another 20 lakh doses on January 21 and 12 lakh doses of Covishield on March 26 as a gift from the Government of India. When the coronavirus epidemic reached its peak in March, the Indian government banned the export of vaccines.

As a result, Bangladesh is in crisis. Due to insufficient vaccination, the first dose had to be stopped on April 25 in the country. At one stage, the second dose was stopped. In the end, the government agreed to buy the synopharma vaccine from China.

In addition to those vaccines, vaccines are also coming from the international platform Covax. With that vaccine, the vaccination program is going on all over the country again.

Source: Bhorer Kagoj by

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