Second phase of Vero Cell vaccine to be administered from May 15

KATHMANDU: The second round of Covid-19 vaccination drive will start from May 15.

Based on recommendation of the District Administration Office of Kathmandu, all the concerned units will kick-off the second round of the programme from May 15.

People received the first dose of China developed vaccine on April 9. As many as 800,000 doses of Vero Cell vaccine had arrived in Kathmandu on March 29 in a widebody airplane of the national flag carrier, which had gone to Beijing to ferry the vaccines back home.The vaccine, which is manufactured by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products Co Ltd (BIBP), China, under Sinopharm, was approved for emergency use against Covid-19 in Nepal on February 17.


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Wednesday May 12, 2021, 11:05:02 AM |

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