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Kyrgyzstan rolls out COVID-19 vaccination program

Kyrgyzstan rolls out COVID-19 vaccination program

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva   BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan started the first stage of COVID-19 vaccination on March 29. Earlier, on March 19, the Central Asian country received a batch of 150,000 China-donated vaccine doses. This amount of vaccines will be enough for 75,000 people, since the vaccine is injected twice with an interval of 25-28 days. Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of […]

Pakistan kicks off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive

Pakistan kicks off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has kicked off the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive focusing the people over the age of 60. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, the most senior citizens who have registered for vaccination will receive an SMS with […]

To be or not to be (vaccinated) – That is the question!

To be or not to be (vaccinated) – That is the question!

By Crispin Maslog MANILA: The double good news is that vaccine hesitancy is going down as the Covid-19 vaccines are being rolled out in the United States, Canada and Europe. A recent global survey shows that majority of the world’s population is now willing to take the vaccines. The survey involving 13,426 respondents in 19 […]

South Korea to begin COVID-19 vaccination in first quarter of 2021, PM says

South Korea to begin COVID-19 vaccination in first quarter of 2021, PM says

SEOUL: South Korea will be able to start the coronavirus vaccination of its people in the first quarter of next year on a limited basis, according to Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun. “Inoculation will begin as early as in February or March at the latest,” he said in an interview with KBS, a Seoul-based broadcaster. But […]

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