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Several parts of Sindh face acute dearth of vaccines

Several parts of Sindh face acute dearth of vaccines

Photo: File Owing to a disruption in vaccine supply from the Centre, several vaccination centres across Sindh, including Hyderabad, had to temporarily close due to a shortage of vaccines. According to the Sindh Health Department, forty per cent of the vaccination centres in Hyderabad and parts of lower Sindh had …

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Pakistan to buy coronavirus vaccines worth $1bn, say sources

Pakistan to buy coronavirus vaccines worth $1bn, say sources

File photo Pakistan has allocated $1bn to procure coronavirus vaccines to vaccinate 70mn people by the year’s end, said sources according to Geo News.  Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin gave the go-ahead when he approved $1bn funds during a meeting of the cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) Wednesday, said sources.  The …

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Coronavirus: Pakistan administers 10mn doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Coronavirus: Pakistan administers 10mn doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan achieved the milestone of administering 10,000,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to people on Wednesday, with federal minister Asad Umar saying the country aimed to increase this  to achieve the target of vaccinating 70 million people by December 2021.  Addressing a brief …

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DG health services says concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccines are not valid

DG health services says concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccines are not valid

A senior citizen being administering the COVID-19 vaccine at the Red Crescent Coronavirus care Hospital in Rawalpindi. Photo: APP  ISLAMABAD: DG Health Services  Rana Safdar on Sunday warned masses against falling prey to the misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines, saying that all concerns regarding them are not valid.  The government official …

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