COVID-19 vaccine which will be available soon at less price, to be brought to Bangladesh, says Health Minister
Rumi Akter Polly of DOT
 Yesterday Health Minister Zahid Malek said it speaking at a seminar as the chief guest which was held at a hotel in Dhaka, reports Prothom Alo. However, it will be seen that the capabilities of the vaccine how much similar to the Bangladeshi vaccine. The Minister said, “We are working under the direction of the Prime Minister. It will be known in a few days which corona vaccine we are going to take, we will be able to take It should also be kept in mind that the vaccine will be available at affordable prices, will be available soon and the vaccine will be brought to this country keeping in view the capacity of the vaccine.”Regarding the vaccine developed by the local company Globe Biotech, the Health Minister said that the vaccine of Globe Biotech has already been completed in Trial-2.
If it is effective, it will be considered. It has not yet been decided which vaccine will be given. Some producers say it could be in January or February. The World Health Organization says the vaccine could arrive in May-June
Health Minister Zahid Maleque has called for holding weddings and picnics in limited forms in the coming winter to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.
He added, “Winter is approaching. During the season, various events like weddings, picnics, waz mahfils take place, raising the risks Covid-19 infection for overcrowding. In such a situation, hold the events in limited forms following the health guidelines.”
The Health Minister said, “Second wave of coronavirus infection has already started in Europe and Amercia. The Prime Minister advised us to remain careful so that the infection does not increase in Bangladesh. She also hails the successes of health department at every programme. It’s the achievement of her, doctors and nurses. The success we have achieved only for their efforts. Bangladesh is in a good position with its limited manpower and technologies in the health sector.”