ISLAMABAD: There is great good news for those going abroad that more consignments of Pfizer vaccine manufactured by American company have reached Pakistan.
According to sources, a further dose of 14,000 Pfizer vaccines reached Islamabad through a foreign airline.
Sources said the Pfizer vaccine was moved to EPI’s main warehouse, where it was stored in ultra-cold chain refrigerators.
It may be recalled that Pakistan has entered into an agreement with Pfizer to purchase 13 million doses. Kovix has already supplied 1,600 doses to Pakistan last month while Pfizer is likely to supply more vaccines this month.
Pfizer is being administered to people suffering from chronic diseases, weakened immune systems, and those wishing to go abroad are also benefiting from it. The US vaccine will be available at specific vaccination centers in the country.
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On the other hand, the fourth wave of Corona virus continues in Pakistan, due to social distance, neglect of masks and violations of SOPs, the number of deaths and cases of the virus continues to rise in Pakistan.
In the last 24 hours, 2,579 cases of corona were reported in the country, 41,186 tests were carried out on corona yesterday and 40 more people have died due to this epidemic.