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Bangladesh to launch COVID 19 vaccination campaign from Jan 27


  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to launch the programme virtually from her residence on January 27. 
  • The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) Dr. Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam said that the programme will be launched with the administration of the vaccine to a nurse at Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka.
  • 500-600 health professionals of 5 hospitals of Dhaka will be given the vaccine on the inaugural day.