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Government to stop first dose jab of Moderna vaccine from Thursday

Government to stop first dose jab of Moderna vaccine from Thursday

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Till Monday afternoon, the DGHS has administered around 1.9 million doses of the vaccine The government has decided to suspend administering the first dose of the Moderna vaccine from Thursday and start administering the second dose. The decision was announced on Tuesday through a notice signed by Dr Shamsul Haque, line director of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and member secretary of the Covid-19 Vaccine Deployment Taskforce Committee. The DGHS started administering the Moderna vaccine from July 13 after receiving the first consignment of 2.5 million doses from the US under Covax facilities. Bangladesh later received another consignment of 3 million doses of vaccine under the same scheme. Also Read - Public interest in vaccines increasing As the count...