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Afghanistan begins vaccination drive

Afghanistan received 500,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from the government of India earlier this month. After the vaccine’s approval by the World Health Organisation, it has begun immunising front-line personnel including health workers, reporters and security forces.

Nepal to buy 2 million doses of Covid vaccine from India

Nepal approved on Thursday the emergency use of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by an affiliate of China’s Sinopharm, a government official said, the second vaccine cleared after Oxford-AstraZeneca’s product. The move paves the way for China to donate 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine to the Himalayan nation, which last month received one million AstraZeneca …

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India gives 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal

India sent 1 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine to Nepal on Thursday, a gift that is likely to help repair strained ties between the two neighbours. Nepal health minister Hridayesh Tripathi said the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine, manufactured under license by Serum Institute of India, will be given to health workers and other front-line personnel …

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India to send 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal

India will be sending one million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Nepal on January 21 under VaccineMaitri, said Hridayesh Tripathi, Nepal Health Minister, on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference, Tripathi said, “India to provide one million dosages of Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal under VaccineMaitri programme. The vaccines will land in Kathmandu tomorrow.” He further …

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India hands over disaster relief material to Nepal

India on Sunday handed over a consignment of disaster relief material to Nepal for flood- and landslide-affected families, officials said. On behalf of the Government of India, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Indian Embassy here Namgya C Khampa handed over the material to Chanda Chaudhary, president of the Nepal-India Women Friendship Society.