4.4 million doses of Verocell arrive from China

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KATHMANDU, September 18: As many as 4.4 million doses of Verocell arrived in Kathmandu from China on Friday.

Of the 6 million doses of the vaccine purchased by Nepal, the remaining 4.4 million doses arrived on Friday.

The consignment arrived in the country through a wide-body aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation on Friday, according to Dr Roshan Pokharel, Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).   

Earlier, Nepal had received 1.6 million doses of the vaccine. 

With the shipment on Friday, a total of 17.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from foreign countries have arrived in the country.



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