100,000 Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine To Arrive Nepal Next Week

FILE PHOTO: Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are pictured in a vaccination center as part of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination campaign in Geneva, Switzerland February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Nepal is receiving 100,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines under the COVAX facility.

Dr. Sagar Dahal, chief of Immunisation Branch in the Department of Health Services, informed that 100,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines would be brought to Nepal from the United States of America next week.

“The Pfizer vaccines granted by the US government under COVAX facility will be brought to Nepal by October 24 or 25,” said Dr. Dahal.

He added that the Pfizer vaccine would be provided to people aged above 12 years suffering from chronic diseases from November 4.

Source : TRN,