Administering Moderna vaccine starts in city

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The city has now started administering the US-made Moderna vaccine. It is given 28 days apart.

The vaccine is, however, not available to the general public. For now, it is only being given to travelers and people with low immunity, including those suffering from cancer, liver and heart diseases. Diabetics can receive the Moderna vaccine too.

The health ministry has issued some guidelines as to who can receive the Moderna vaccine.

It says that people aged 18 or above, who have not received any other currently available Covid-19 vaccines, can get the Moderna jab.Pakistan received 2.5 million doses of the Moderna vaccine last week, Planning Minister Asad Umar confirmed.

The centre has allotted the Sindh government 200,000 vaccine doses.It is available at the following vaccination centres:

 

•             Expo

•             Civil hospital

•             Ojha (Dow hospital)

•             JPMC (Jinnah hospital)

•             SUIT (Sindh Institute of Kidney diseases And Transplant)

•             It is available at district centres across the city as well

 

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