Vaccine Politics

Bangladesh needs to be extremely astute in handling Quad

Bangladesh needs to be extremely astute regarding Quad and such initiatives. It must proceed with its own interests in mind, applying pragmatic diplomacy and maintaining as much of a balance as ...

Bangladesh needs to be extremely astute in handling Quad

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years.

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

US welcomes Pfizer arrival in Bangladesh, reiterates to work together

The United States has welcomed the arrival of 106,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh saying the US, Bangladesh and global partners are working closely together to ...

US welcomes Pfizer arrival in Bangladesh, reiterates to work together

Indian vaccines preferred, buying Chinese for immediate need: Health ministry official

India has gifted Bangladesh three million SII manufactured vaccines free and supplied another seven million on payment before facing the massive Covid surge at home

Vials of AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are pictured in Huelva, Spain on 24 March 2021

Govt procuring 15 million vaccines from China

Under a trade agreement, the first consignment of 5 million (50 lakh) Sinopharm vaccines is expected to arrive in Bangladesh in June

Govt procuring 15 million vaccines from China

Bangladesh, two other S Asia countries nearly out of Covid vaccines: Officials

Bangladesh has about one million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Chinese Sinopharm jabs, and was expecting 100,000 Pfizer shots, but all will be gone in “days”, government health chief ABM ...

In this photo illustration taken on 21 May 2021, a user checks a government website on a mobile phone that is temporarily been closed for the Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine registration, in Dhaka.

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Bangladesh, Nepal scramble to secure shots as India curbs exports

Bangladesh has been relying on the AstraZeneca vaccine but only two per cent of its 170 million people are fully vaccinated

Vials of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

Why is China concerned about Bangladesh?

This tug-of-war between Washington and Beijing certainly pushes Bangladesh towards a precarious balancing act

Why is China concerned about Bangladesh?

Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement

Vaccines are basically the government’s responsibility. Once the vaccines are procured and distributed, then the people can be told to get vaccinated, to be registered. But how to get the vaccine?

Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement

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Momen urges expats for lobbying to get vaccines from the US

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said the Indian diaspora in the US is strongly lobbying with the government there. That’s why the US sends a whole lot of vaccines to India

Momen urges expats for lobbying to get vaccines from the US
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