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Nepal: Further information: Second dose vaccines delivered for 1.4 million people

Index Number: ASA 31/4852/2021

Over 1.4 million people from at-risk populations in Nepal, who took their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine between 7 and 15 March 2021, waited more than five months for a second dose due to dangerous shortage of vaccines. Following large global mobilisation, vaccines have since been delivered to Nepal with the support from governments of Japan (1.6 million), Bhutan (230,000) and UK (130,000).

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