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Bangladesh receives 2.12 million more AstraZeneca doses from France

FE ONLINE DESK | Tuesday, 25 January 2022


France has donated another 2,126,100 or 2.12 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh through the global sharing platform COVAX.

An Emirates flight carried the consignment to Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday late night (January 24, 2022), the French embassy in Dhaka said in a press release.

The new doses take the number of shots donated by the French government to Bangladesh to 5.38 million so far, according to the press release.