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Covid vaccine 4th dose starts on Dec 20

Staff Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-12-06 16:12:20
Covid vaccine 4th dose starts on Dec 20

The government is set to start the fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine campaign for people aged above 60 years, frontliners, and pregnant women countrywide on December 20.

Professor Dr Ahmedul Kabir, additional director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the disclosure at a press briefing at the Health Services division's conference room on Tuesday (Dec 6).

He said: "The fourth dose will be given to people aged above 60 years, frontliners, and pregnant women on an experimental basis in seven centers now."

The centers are - Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Secretariat Clinic, Mugda Medical College Hospital, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Kurmitola General Hospital, Government Employee Hospital and Sheikh Russell Gastroliver Hospital.

On Monday (Dec 5) Health Minister Zahid Maleque said Citizens aged above 60 will get the fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

BDST: 1612 HRS, DEC 6, 2022
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