KATHMANDU, August 19: The remaining doses of AstraZeneca vaccine Japan pledged for Nepal through COVAX Facility are expected to arrive in Kathmandu on August 21 and 23, according to the Embassy of Japan in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Nepal is to receive COVID-19 vaccine from the COVAX facility next week.

The vaccine received under the facility will be administered to people above 55 years of age

BEIJING, Feb 3:The Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday that China will provide 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the COVAX initiative.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec 25: With rich countries snapping up supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, some parts of the world may have to rely on Chinese-developed shots to try to conquer the outbreak. The question: Will they work?

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Although various companies around the world have successfully tested the vaccine against COVID-19, children under the age of 14 will not be able to get the vaccine.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Although it has been said that the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available for 3 percent of the population in Nepal, it has not been specified who will be among them. The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing to provide vaccines to 3 percent of the population in the first phase. Following which, the plan is to vaccinate 20 percent of the population by adding 17 percent in the second phase. COVAX plans to purchase and supply 2 billion doses of the vaccine to participating nations by the end of 2021.