KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started a vaccination campaign against COVID-19 at four main transit points – Kalanki, Balkhu, Koteshwor and New Bus Park. The campaign will last for a month.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government has a plan to vaccinate everyone against COVID-19 by mid-May.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: As much as 40 percent of the population of the Kathmandu Valley has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Following the start of the vaccination campaign, 40 percent of people in the Kathmandu Valley have been administered both doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has announced plans to continue the vaccination campaign that was halted due to the lack of vaccines for the mass. The announcement has been made after Nepal received vaccines as support from other nations, organizations and through procurement process.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that vaccination of all Nepalis against COVID-19 is his priority.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The government has postponed the Verocell vaccination campaign in the Kathmandu Valley citing shortage of the vaccine.

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KATHMANDU, June 2: The government has decided to resume the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 from June 8 as 800,000 doses of vaccines provided by China to Nepal on grant have already arrived in Nepal, according to Minister for Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepal has postponed the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 for the time being as the vaccine maker has failed to deliver the vaccines on time. The Family Welfare Division of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has stated that the program has been postponed for some time as no additional vaccine has been received after the 1 million doses from India.

The US top infectious disease doctor offered a timeline for ending the COVID-19 pandemic this week, saying that if the coming vaccination campaign goes well, we could approach herd immunity by summer’s end and “normality that is close to where we were before” by the end of 2021.

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec 9: Malaysia began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country’s first case of the highly infectious virus in 27 years.