Myanmar launched a COVID-19 vaccination programme across the country yesterday.
The vaccination programme started with medical staff who are working in the country’s frontline.
Myanmar recently received the first batch of 1.5 million doses of Covishield vaccine, which will be enough for 750,000 people.
Frontline health workers and volunteers are given priority to be inoculated followed by parliamentarians from tomorrow, according to a statement from the Health and Sports Ministry.Vaccines will be distributed to the public from February 5, the statement said.
The priorities will be given to the