Pakistan Government To Purchase 1.2m Corona Vaccines From Chinese Company SinoPharm

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that 1.2 million vaccines for coronavirus will be purchased from a Chinese company. In a message on social networking site Twitter, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said that the cabinet committee had decided to initially buy 1.2 million corona vaccines from the Chinese company Sinopharm.

Fawad Chaudhry said that the Corona vaccine will be provided free of cost to front line workers in the first quarter of 2021. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry further said that if the private sector wants to import any other internationally approved vaccine, it can do so. It should be noted that due to the second wave of coronavirus in the country, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has reached 479,715 and 10,105 patients have died while the number of active cases has increased to 34,537.

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