UNICEF names Bhutan as fastest vaccinating country
Thimphu: Ninety percent of adults in the Asian country of Bhutan have been vaccinated with the corona vaccine in just one week, which has also been praised by the United Nations.
According to the World News Agency, the second vaccination campaign for the coronavirus vaccine against AstraZeneca in Bhutan was launched on July 20 and 90% of the people completed the course in seven days.
Bhutan, a small country with a population of more than 800,000, located between India and China, has been described by UNICEF as the world’s fastest vaccination campaign.
In April this year, Bhutan received 5.5 million doses of Strasenica donated by India in just two weeks, but the vaccination was halted due to a lack of further vaccines from India. Was
After the vaccination halt, Bhutan received a second dose in just one week after receiving more than 400,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from the United States, Medorna, Gavi and Pfizer from the United States, and from Denmark, Croatia and Bulgaria. Gone
It is to be noted that after donating the first consignment of AstraZeneca, India had apologized for providing the second consignment and had taken a stand that the number of cases in our own country has increased dramatically. First we will meet the needs of our country.