From coming Monday people over 60 and those over 45 with multiple medical conditions can be vaccinated against coronavirus for free at 10,000 government hospitals and nearly 20,000 private clinics for a charge.
According to the NCOC data, Pakistan will receive 5.6m doses by the end of March, with 2.8m doses of Gavi/Covax expected in the first week of next month and another 2.8m doses by the second week. In all, 17.1m doses will reach Pakistan by the end of June.
Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives gave Secretary Silvestre Bello of the Department of Labour and Employment a severe verbal drubbing following revelations that he already talked with the UK ambassador to the Philippines on the issue.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 81,790 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours
Manushi Chhillar has been roped in by Unicef to raise awareness of the need for immunisation of children in India. She says Covid-19 should not disrupt childrens access to life-saving childhood vaccines.
The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 2,339,073 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 23.65 doses per 100 people.
The total number of doses provided up to Saturday stands at 2,426,793 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 24.54 doses per 100 people.
The free and optional national vaccination campaign of the UAE, ongoing in both public and private health facilities, to contain the global spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), was intensified and given a wider reach. Three centres that can accommodate 9,000 people a day were inaugurated by the country’s largest healthcare network, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) on Tuesday.
The total number of doses provided up to Thursday stands at 2,868,645 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 29.00 doses per 100 people.