Karachi hospital prices for COVID vaccine: An exclusive hospital in Karachi is reportedly excessively charging for two-dose Russian-made COVID-19 injection, Sputnik-V.
According to the sources, an exclusive medical center in Karachi has actually begun bookings for providing COVID-19 vaccine from tomorrow.
The hospital is apparently charging Rs6,134 for a single dosage of Sputnik-V vaccination in addition to Rs2,500 as administrative charges, separately. Simultaneously, Rs12,268 are being fees from the masses going to get Sputnik-V two-doses with Rs5,000 as management charges, independently.
Based on policy, the 15pc costs of vaccination are consisted of in the rate of the injection, but the health center is reportedly unduly billing the masses.
It is to be kept in mind that the matter of fixing the cost of the Russian Sputnik-V COVID vaccine, imported by a private pharmaceutical business, is presently under hearing at the Sindh High Court.
On March 18, a pharmaceutical business of Pakistan had received the first consignment of Russian-made Sputnik-V vaccination.
An authorities of the exclusive company said that the cost of the injection will certainly be repaired by the government quickly. The Covid-19 vaccines would stay saved at the freezer till approval of the price by the federal government.