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Bangladesh to get 10 lakh AstraZeneca vaccine doses from India today

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Bangladesh will receive one million AstraZeneca vaccine doses from India on Saturday evening.

Indian High Commission in Dhaka confirmed it.

The consignment of vaccine doses is scheduled to arrive at 5:40pm from the Serum Institute of India.

This is commercial supply against the Beximco order.

Earlier, the Indian government announced resumption of COVID-19 vaccine exports from October amid improvement of COVID situation.

The world’s largest vaccine producer had halted exports in April to cater to domestic demand as infections shot up.

Bangladesh entered a deal with the Serum Institute of India (SII) to purchase 30 million doses of a potential vaccine developed by AstraZeneca.

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