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Weeklong vaccine booster drive on Jun 4

Published: 00:00, 31 May 2022

Weeklong vaccine booster drive on Jun 4

SAT DESK : Nationwide COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign on Jun 4-10.  The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) is all set to begin a weeklong countrywide special campaign for booster doses against Covid-19 from 4 June.

A release issued by the health authorities said that people above 18 years of age who received their second dose at least four months ago will get the booster shot.

The applicants will be able to get jabbed at their nearest vaccination centres and will not require any confirmation message, it added.

However, they will have to bring a printed copy of their vaccine card. 

The special drive will start at 9am every day and will continue till 10 June.

Bangladesh administered its first COVID vaccine dose on Feb 7, 2021. The second dose of the coronavirus vaccine was administered two months later on Apr 8. The health directorate launched the COVID vaccine booster drive on Dec 28.

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