Health Desk – 10 May, 2021: Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Monday officially announced arrival of 500,000 doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine on 12 May.
It’s the latest outcome of China-Bangladesh anti-pandemic cooperation,he said during an interaction with the members of Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB) virtually.
China is dedicated to international vaccine cooperation, said the ambassador.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for this vaccine to be rolled out globally.
The Sinopharm vaccine is produced by Beijing Bio-Institute of Biological Products Co Ltd, subsidiary of China National Biotec Group (CNBG).
Bangladesh has kept up its intensified efforts to get Oxford-AstraZeneca and China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines from India, China and the United States.