Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen has informed that the coronavirus vaccines produced by China will arrive in Bangladesh before next Wednesday (May 12). He delivered the information on Wednesday.
Bangladesh approved Chinese company – Sinopharm made coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on April 29. The formal name of the vaccine is BBIBP-C or V. It has to be injected within 28 days interval in two doses. The vaccine producers have claimed that it has showed 79.34 percent efficacy in the experimental use.
Earlier, on Tuesday Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen said, Chinese government has begun their activities to supply the vaccines before the Eid. The Chinese Ambassador has recently informed that the vaccines will begin to arrive before the Eid ul Fitr.