Coronavirus vaccine being sold in Karachi, reveals health official



Staff Reporter

The Chinese Sinopharm vaccine for Covid-19 is being sold in Karachi’s Central District, revealed Focal Person for Covid-19 Vaccination Center Dr. Hira Zaheer.

Dr. Hira Zaheer said she informed the Sindh Health Secretary in writing that the Sinopharm vaccine was being misused in the Central District of the city.

The focal person further said Office Assistant Afaquddin taking advantage of his position providing the vaccine at homes in exchange for money.

Along with the complaint, Dr. Hira also attached the COVID-19 vaccine registration form one of three minors who were vaccinated in their homes earlier the day.

The focal person for the Covid-19 vaccination center has requested the health secretary to take notice of the matter.

According to Dr. Hira, this process has been going on for a long time and people of 19 and 20 years of age are being vaccinated in assistant offices, storerooms and houses.

On which she forbade the office assistant several times but he did not give up and she was compelled to inform Sindh health department.

Earlier, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Faisal Sultan had announced that that the coronavirus vaccine would be free for all citizens in Pakistan.