Publish: 03 May 2021, 05:50 pm
Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company Renata Limited has sought permission from the government to bring Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine to the country.
Dr Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, director-general of the Directorate General of Health Services, shared the information during a program in Dhaka today.
"Renata has submitted an application seeking permission to bring Moderna vaccine," he said, adding that documents regarding this have been sent to the Directorate General of Drug Administration.
"DGDA is evaluating whether the company is capable of bringing it," the health DG said.
If brought to Bangladesh, the Moderna vaccines that need to be stored in minus temperature can be kept in Dhaka, he said in reply to a question from journalists.