Health Minister Zahid Malek has said that the booster dose of the coronavirus vaccine may be given in the next 7 to 10 days. However, at first, only those in their sixties and front liners will be given a booster dose, the minister said. He was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of the ‘National Vitamin’ A ‘Plus Campaign’ at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital.

Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital

The health minister said he was waiting for the recommendation of the National Advisory Committee. The app is being updated. Hopefully, it can be started in 7 to 10 days. He said that booster doses are being given to the elderly in different countries of the world. We also decided to give a booster dose to the elderly. We will give a booster dose to those in their sixties and front liners.

Work is underway in this regard. Hopefully, this work will start in a few days.

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Senior Secretary of the Department of Health Lokman Hossain Miah presided over the ceremony, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University VC. Sharfuddin Ahmed, Director General of Health Abul Bashar. Khurshid Alam spoke. At that time, Sharfuddin Ahmed said, in 2000, about 30 percent of the people in the country were Matakana. As a result of the regular intake of vitamin A capsules, it has come down to less than one percent in just 20 years.

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He called upon the parents to provide capsules to the children during the nationwide campaign till December 14. Advising breastfeeding children, the health secretary said that breastfeeding provides all the vitamins needed by the baby’s body.