Bangladesh: A surge in COVID cases near India border prompts alarm

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    Bangladesh is seeing a rise in COVID test positivity rates and experts are especially worried about a surge in districts along the border with India.

    The country has faced difficulties with its mass inoculation programme because of a shortage of vaccines, little more than 9 million jabs administered so far to a population of 165 million.

    The government is now looking for an alternate source for vaccines.

    Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury Reports from the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

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