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One other consignment of Pfizer vaccine arrives in Pakistan: NDMA

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  • Pakistan acquired one other consignment of Pfizer vaccine. 
  • Pakistan additionally receives 0.7 million doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine.
  • The consignment has been handed over to the federal well being division.

ISLAMABAD: One other consignment of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has reached Islamabad, the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA) confirmed Wednesday.

In keeping with the spokesperson of the NDMA, the consignment has been handed over to the federal well being division. 

In the meantime, the nation additionally acquired 0.7 million doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine on Wednesday, the NDMA introduced on its Twitter account.

Pakistan acquired greater than 100,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine via the COVAX facility in Might. The doses had reached the nation with the assistance of UNICEF.

COVAX is a world vaccine-sharing programme co-led by the World Well being Organisation, the Gavi vaccine alliance, and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Improvements (CEPI).

Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Well being Dr Faisal Sultan had stated solely individuals with weak immune techniques could be administered  Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

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