The vaccine doses will be shipped in the last quarter of this year
Bangladesh will get 7.1 million doses of Pfizer and 1.8 million of Moderna vaccines as part of US donation and regular supply under the Covax facility.
"We've received a new allocation of 7.1 million Pfizer doses (US donation) and 1.8 million Moderna doses (regular Covax allocation) from Covax Facility," said State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Wednesday.
These vaccine doses will be shipped in the last quarter of this year, he added.
Shahriar said they are hopeful of getting more vaccine allocations during the period, and thanked the USA and Covax for the support.