Islamabad: It is likely that the first consignment of coronavirus vaccine will reach the country from China on Saturday.
The officials of health ministry have said that the national carrier PIA’s Boeing 777 will deliver first consignment of coronavirus vaccine of quantity half million denoted by China.
The PIA Boeing 777 will travel to China on Friday. The officials of the health ministry said that from airports the vaccine will be transported to different hospitals in vehicles and other means of transports.
The vaccine coming from China will be administered to front line health workers. The vaccination to the front line health workers will be started from the next week.
It is less likely that coronavirus vaccine will reach to masses through private sector within five months.