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Dr Faisal Sultan Receives First Dose of Sinopharm Coronavirus Vaccine

Pakistan has formally launched the first phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive on February 3.

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Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health has received the first dose of the Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine on Monday.

PM’s aide on health shared the update via a tweet.

“I registered myself as a healthcare worker on Covid.gov.pk/vaccine and received a PIN & instructions. Got my 1st dose of vaccine (Sinopharm) today & feeling fine. If you are a health professional (below 60 years of age), please get vaccinated now. Protect yourself and others,” he said.

In his other tweet, he said, “If you are a healthcare worker and over the age of 60, please send your CNIC to 1166 and you will be vaccinated using the AstraZeneca vaccine in early March, Inshallah.”

 

Pakistan has formally launched the first phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive on February 3.

According to Dr. Sultan, only the Sinopharm vaccine is being given to frontline health workers below 60 years of age. People above 60 years of age will be given the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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