ISLAMABAD: (HRNW) British High Commission in Pakistan has stated that 17 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine would soon reach Pakistan.
“The first consignment of seven million doses of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine will reach Pakistan before April,” British High Commission in Islamabad said in a statement.
“Next 10 million doses of the vaccine will be dispatched to Pakistan before June,” according to the statement.
Pakistan has secured 17 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine under the COVAX arrangement.
The COVAX facility is an initiative by the World Health Organization to ensure fair distribution of the coronavirus vaccines around the world.
“AstraZeneca vaccine will benefit around 8.5 million Pakistani citizens”, British mission said.