Tags : Covid-19

Serum Institute to send 1mn doses of Covishield to Nepal,

Serum Institute of India will export one million (10 lakh) Covishield doses each to Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh, to help them fight against the pandemic, sources said. The move by the Pune-based Serum Institute — the Indian manufacturer of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine — will fasten the vaccination in the respective countries. So far, Serum Institute […]Read More

ADB approves $250 million loan for Bangladesh’s economic recovery

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $250 million policy-based loan to support Bangladesh’s economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the first subprogramme of the programmatic $500 million Sustainable Economic Recovery Programme, ADB said in a statement yesterday. The objective of the programme is to facilitate a rapid and sustainable recovery from […]Read More

Bangladesh set to buy 100m more Chinese vaccines

Bangladesh is going to purchase 100 million more doses of Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines of China, DGHS and diplomatic sources in Geneva have said. These vaccines are being purchased under the global initiative COVAX. These vaccines being bought at an affordable price are supposed to arrive in October. Bangladesh is supposed to get 60 million […]Read More