Pakistan 'to receive 45mn Indian-made COVID-19 vaccines'
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will reportedly receive 45 million free doses of Indian-made Oxford-AstraZeneca’s vaccine under an agreement with GAVI, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization.
According to the reports in foreign news outlets, 45 million doses will be received in March and an additional 16 million by June 2021. The vaccines are expected to cover 20 percent of the population of the country, the Indian media reported citing Federal Secretary of National Health Services Aamir Ashraf Khawaja.
GAVI is an international organisation that works for access to immunisation in developing countries.
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India is supplying the Bharat Biotech Covid-19 vaccines to 65 countries. The country of around 1.38 billion had started its mega domestic vaccination in January and since then more than 16.6 million vaccine doses have been administered.
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