Bangladesh, Sri Lanka receive new batches of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines


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© Provided by Xinhua Bangladesh also signed an agreement with China to co-product the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine doses domestically. DHAKA/COLOMBO, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh on Saturday received another 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's pharmaceutical Sinopharm Group. A plane of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Chinese vaccine doses landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 2:00 a.m. local time Saturday, Health Ministry spokesman Maidul Islam Prodhan told reporters. Abu Zaher, chief health coordinator at Bangladesh's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, received the consignment at the airport. Earlier on Sept. 11, 5.4 million doses...