Pfizer vaccination to begin from Nov 14

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2020, file photo, pedestrians walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York. Pfizer said Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventually an end to the pandemic -- but not until after a long, hard winter. Photo Courtesy: AP

Kathmandu: The Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19 will be given to chronic patients above 12 years of age from November 14 onwards .

The Ministry of Health and Population has stated that the first dose vaccination program will be conducted from November 14 to November 20 and the second dose from December 13 to December 19.

According to the Ministry of Health, a vaccination program will be conducted from eight hospitals in Kathmandu Valley.

Vaccines will be provided from Bir Hospital, Birendra Sainik Hospital, Civil Hospital, Tribhuvan Teaching Hospital, Shaheed Ganga Lal National Heart Center, Patan Hospital, Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital and Shaheed Dharmabhakta Organ Transplant Center in Kathmandu Valley.