Picture displaying a vial of the coronavirus vaccine together with a syringe, whereas the logos of pharmaceutical firms Pfizer and BioNTech SE may very well be seen within the background. Picture: AFP

Pakistan on Wednesday obtained extra doses of Pfizer in addition to China’s Sinopharm vaccine, the  Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA) confirmed.

Taking to Twitter, the NDMA introduced that the consignment has been handed over to the federal well being division in order that the doses may very well be distributed among the many provinces. 

The authority additionally introduced that Pakistan obtained 0.7 million doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine on Wednesday.

Pakistan obtained greater than 100,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine by means of the COVAX facility in Might. The doses had reached the nation with the assistance of UNICEF.

COVAX is a worldwide vaccine-sharing programme co-led by the World Well being Organisation, the Gavi vaccine alliance, and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Improvements (CEPI).

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