Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malek said another 6 million doses of the Oxford vaccine would arrive by May-June next year. The health minister made the announcement at a virtual cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (December 21st).
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The ministers took part during a video conference from Ganobhaban to the Prime Minister and from the room of the cupboard Division within the Secretariat.
After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam told an appointment at the Secretariat that the Oxford vaccine would are available in the second phase for an additional 3 million people. 20 percent of individuals are often vaccinated. Four and a half crore people are often vaccinated.
The cabinet secretary said the health minister hopes to urge the vaccine (Oxford) by the top of January or early February. Therefore, training has been started for everybody up to the grassroots level. Training is being given on the way to eliminate the things which will be used for the vaccine. he’s also discussing whether vaccination is often done by including the private sector.
The cabinet secretary said that EPI wants to use the extensive activities it’s, wants to use different hospitals, wants to use the private sector. As time goes on, we are brooding about the Oxford vaccine. If anyone else gets the approval of the planet Health Organization, the govt won’t accept anyone. The committee we’ve will give approval.
Khandaker Anwarul Islam said he (health minister) said another six crore vaccines would come through Covex by May-June. Of the 30 million doses of vaccine that were alleged to are available in the primary phase, 1.5 million doses are coming. a mixture of two doses of vaccine is going to be one vaccine. Hopefully, another six crore dose will come by May-June. Maybe a month before-after. In all, vaccinations are coming for four and a half crore people by May-June.
He said the coronavirus vaccine would be stored at a temperature of minus 17 degrees. We do not have the structure to travel up to the grassroots level. Can only be kept in cold storage. The technical committee will check out it. If they think that the structure we’ve are often changed without major changes and can not be hazarded, it’s a technical matter.
“As far as we all know, both Mordana and Pfizer need to store the vaccine at a temperature of minus 25 degrees Celsius and another at minus 17 degrees Celsius,” he said.