Coronavirus vaccination to start from Feb 3, says Sindh well being minister

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KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho mentioned Monday that the primary coronavirus vaccination section within the province would kick begin from February 3.

In the primary section, the minister mentioned that frontline staff could be vaccinated towards the virus, whereas individuals over 60-years of age could be inoculated within the second section.

Speaking about Sinopharm’s coronavirus vaccine’s efficacy, the well being minister mentioned that it was 90% efficient towards coronavirus. “The convenience of all Karachi districts has been considered.”

Moreover, within the third section, the final inhabitants can be vaccinated, she mentioned, including that in the course of the section, vaccination centres can be elevated throughout the province’s districts.

Earlier right this moment, a Pakistan Air Force plane introduced again the nation’s first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines from China, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Faisal Sultan confirmed.