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Nepal’s PM to receive Covid-19 vaccine today

KATHMANDU: Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is set to receive the vaccine against Covid-19 on Sunday in order to begin the second phase of the inoculation drive in the Himalayan Nation. According to Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi, Oli will receive the first dose of his Covid-19 vaccine at the Teaching Hospital at 10 AM (Local Time). "Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will start the second phase of the vaccination campaign from Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj at 10 am today receiving the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Also, Nepal will receive 348,000 doses through Covax," Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi confirmed ANI. Oli,69, has a history of comorbidities and underwent a kidney transplant in 2020. Along with the Prime Minister, the head of other constitutional bodies...