WHO to begin COVID vax drive in Afghanistan from June

Kabul: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will begin its Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Afghanistan from June.

According to the global health body, the campaign will cover 34 provinces and target more than 5 million people aged 18 years and above, TOLO News reported.

WHO figures have revealed that as of May 22, a total of 6,118,557 vaccine doses against the virus have been administered in Afghanistan.

Since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, the war-torn nation has reported a total of 179,835 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 7,699 deaths.



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