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Sindh receives over 300,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine donated by US

KARACHI: The government of Sindh on Monday received over 300,000 new Pfizer vaccine doses sent by the United States through the COVAX facility. US Consul General Mark Stroh and Sindh Minister of Health and Population Welfare, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho

US to donate 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses globally

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration plans to donate 500 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries over the next two years The United States is likely to distribute 200 million shots this year and another 300 million in the

WHO warns of vaccine doses shortfall through Covax

GENEVA: The World Health Organization warned that a shortfall in COVID-19 vaccine doses going through the Covax programme in June and July could undermine the efficiency of the roll-out. Covax was set up to ensure equitable distribution of vaccines, particularly

US to distribute 80mn coronavirus vaccine doses globally

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden outlined his plan for the first of 80 million coronavirus vaccine doses that the US will distribute globally before July, with 75 percent of shots disbursed via the Covax program. In a fact sheet, the White

Pakistan to get 1mn more COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will receive another batch of over a million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China next week. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health said in a tweet that the country has placed orders for the purchase of

India gifts Bangladesh 1.2 million vaccine doses

DHAKA: India gave 1.2 million free doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh, its foreign minister said, as Dhaka urged New Delhi to maintain a regular supply of shots to battle the pandemic. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made

China to provide more COVID-19 vaccine doses by March 31

ISLAMABAD: China has announced to provide more coronavirus vaccine doses to Pakistan by March 31 as a gift to help the nation in the fight against the pandemic. This was announced by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a telephonic

South Africa asks India to take back one million vaccine doses

CAPETOWN: South Africa has asked the Serum Institute of India to take back the one million COVID-19vaccine doses the company had sent earlier this month. The move comes a week after the African country said it will put on hold