ISLAMABAD: The second consignment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and a batch of Chinese language made CanSino vaccine arrived in Pakistan on Monday.
Three million doses of the Moderna vaccine, donated underneath the COVAX programmer, has reached Islamabad, well being ministry officers confirmed.
The primary batch of two.5 million Moderna vaccine doses was delivered by the US earlier this month.
That is the fifth batch of vaccines to be obtained underneath COVAX.
Thus far, Pakistan has acquired 4 consignments of varied coronavirus vaccines underneath the COVAX programme other than this current one. They embrace shipments of the Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccine.
COVAX has pledged free COVID-19 vaccines for 20% of Pakistan’s inhabitants.
Over 200,000 doses of CanSino vaccine attain Pakistan
Greater than 200,000 vaccine doses of the CanSino vaccine additionally arrived in Pakistan, stated the the spokesperson of the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA).
The NDMA spokesperson stated the vaccine doses have been handed over to the Well being Ministry.