October 5, 2022, Wednesday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Kids under 18 to get vaccine immediately after Dashain

The Nepal Weekly
October 5, 2021

Minister of State for Health and Population Umesh Shrestha informed  that the government will provide Covid-19 vaccines to children below the age of 18 immediately after Dashain.

Nepal’s biggest festival, Dashain, is being observed  across the country from October 7 to 20.

Speaking at a programme in Kathmandu on Sunday, Minister Shrestha said the government already ensured the purchase of four million Moderna vaccines and six million Pfizer vaccines for children. Of them, one million doses of Pfizer vaccines will arrive, he added.

The import of Covid-19 vaccines for children will continue until March and the kids will be gradually provided with the vaccines, according to him.The government has claimed that all the people of the country will received vaccine against Covid – 19 by next year April.