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DU to develop Covid vaccine


Published : 25 Oct 2021 09:58 PM | Updated : 28 Oct 2021 11:04 AM

The Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS) of Dhaka University (DU) and AFC-Agro-Biotech Ltd. was signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday at the VC’s lounge of DU to develop and produce Covid-19 vaccine (DUBD-vac) jointly. 

Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman was present on this occasion, said a press release. 

Treasurer of DU Prof Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed and Executive Chairman of AFC-Agro-Biotech Ltd Maj Gen (Retired) Md Sarwar Hossain signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions.

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According to the MoU, Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS) of DU and AFC-Agro-Biotech Ltd. 

will jointly work for innovation of various vaccines including development and production of Covid-19 vaccine (DUBD-vac).