Second dose of Vero Cell vaccine to be administered from Aug 6

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Kathmandu: The second dose of Vero Cell vaccine against Covid-19 will be administered from August 6. A meeting held under the chairmanship of Secretary of the Health and Population Ministry, Dr Roshan Pokharel, decided to administer the second dose jab from Friday.

According to the Department of Health Services, people above 55 years, who have already been vaccinated with the first dose under the vaccination program launched from July 13, would receive the vaccine.

The second dose vaccination campaign would run till August 8. The Department urged the people to visit the vaccination stations convenient to them in Kathmandu district to receive the vaccine. A total of 42 vaccination centers have been determined for the same.

The Ministry has urged the people yet to be vaccinated to register their names on Ministry’s website www.mohp.gov.np.

Nepal has received around 9.7 million doses of vaccine against Covid-19 so far while 2.027 million people have been fully immunized against Covid-19 while 4,254 million people have received single-dose vaccine so far.

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