Japanese-made COVID-19 vaccine to arrive Saturday


Kathmandu: AstraZeneca vaccine donated by Japan to Nepal is expected to arrive here on August 7 and 8. Japan has pledged to donate 1.6 million doses of Japanese-made AstraZeneca vaccines to Nepal.    
In the first phase, 800,000 doses will arrive on Saturday and Sunday while the remaining will be shipped to Kathmandu in due course of time, says a statement issued by the Embassy of Japan here Wednesday.