Bangladesh launches booster dose programme

  • Bangladesh launched its COVID-19 vaccination programme by administering the first dose to Kurmitola General Hospital Nurse Runu Veronica Costa. Eleven months later, Costa is also the first to receive the booster dose. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh launched its COVID-19 vaccination programme by administering the first dose to Kurmitola General Hospital Nurse Runu Veronica Costa. Eleven months later, Costa is also the first to receive the booster dose. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh will use Pfizer COVID vaccines to administer booster doses, following World Health Organization protocols. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh will use Pfizer COVID vaccines to administer booster doses, following World Health Organization protocols. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Kurmitola General Hospital Nurse Runu Veronica Costa makes a V for Victory sign after receiving the COVID booster dose at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Kurmitola General Hospital Nurse Runu Veronica Costa makes a V for Victory sign after receiving the COVID booster dose at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Guests attend the event launching Bangladesh’s COVID-19 booster dose programme at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Guests attend the event launching Bangladesh’s COVID-19 booster dose programme at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque launches Bangladesh’s COVID-19 booster dose programme at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque launches Bangladesh’s COVID-19 booster dose programme at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Law Minister Anisul Huq receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Director General of Health Services ABM Khurshid Alam receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Director General of Health Services ABM Khurshid Alam receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Air Force Squadron Leader Ashiful receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Air Force Squadron Leader Ashiful receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Nursing Supervisor Khadija Begum receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Nursing Supervisor Khadija Begum receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Amir Hamza, an official at volunteer organisation Al Markazul Islami, receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Amir Hamza, an official at volunteer organisation Al Markazul Islami, receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Policeman Sultan receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Policeman Sultan receives a booster dose of the COVID vaccine at the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons auditorium in Dhaka’s Mohakhali on Sunday, Dec 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove