Nepal’s drug regulator to investigate vaccine gift from Bahrain

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Officials to check how 2,000 doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca jab arrived without prior approval

Nepalese drug regulators are reportedly investigating a gift of 2,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses brought to the country by a Bahraini sheikh who flew in to climb Mount Everest.

Sheikh Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Al Khalifa arrived in Kathmandu on Monday night with 15 others including three British nationals to climb the world’s highest mountain as part of a Bahrain Defence Force.

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Written by Michael Safi
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Nepal’s drug regulator to investigate vaccine gift from Bahrain

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