Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, two days after he took the first shot of a Coivid-19 vaccine developed by China.
Breaking the news, Imran Khan’s special assistant on National Health Service, Faisal Sultan said Khan is self-isolating at home.
“PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self-isolating at home,” Faisal Sultan tweeted.
PM Imran Khan has tested positive for Covid-19 and is self isolating at home.
This vaccine is currently made available only to Pakistan and becomes effective after two successful doses.
Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services has issued a statement saying Imran Khan was not fully vaccinated when he contracted the virus.
Asserting that vaccines work against disease, the ministry tweeted, “He (Imran Khan) only got the first dose and merely two days ago, which is too soon for any vaccine to become effective. Antibodies develop two-three weeks after the second dose of two-dose Covid vaccines.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan was not fully vaccinated when he contracted the virus. He only got the 1st dose and merely 2 days ago which is too soon for ANY vaccine to become effective. Anti-bodies develop 2-3 weeks after 2nd dose of 2-dose COVID vaccines. #VaccinesWork