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COVID-19: Vaccination drive to resume countrywide from today

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KATHMANDU, July 13: The government is set to resume the vaccination drive in all 77 districts across the country from Tuesday. 

The vaccines—Vero procured from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) donated by the United States  — would be administered in all 77 districts from Tuesday, said Director General of the Department of Health Service under the , Dr Dipendra Raman Singh.

The Department also classified the groups to be inoculated with the Vero Cell and Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Vero Cell vaccine would be administered to all citizens from 55 years and above, who missed their first dose. The list includes university professors, teachers and staff of schools and colleges, drivers and staff of public vehicles and those who are involved in emergency services. Similarly,  Nepalis going to the countries where vaccines have been made mandatory will also be administered vaccines. 

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Likewise, all citizens, aged between 50 and 54, citizens with disability and refugees, and sanitation sta

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