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Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, wedged between India and China, has vaccinated nearly 93% of its adult population since March 27. Overall, the country has vaccinated 62% of its 800,000 people. Bhutan received its first 150,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from neighboring India in January. The rapid rollout of the vaccine puts the nation just behind Seychelles.

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763 092 population with 114 000 in Capital. AstraZeneca ~150 000 doses from India. "Bhutan has recorded 910 infections with the coronavirus and one COVID-19 death so far. It has a mandatory 21-day quarantine for all people arriving in the country. All schools and educational institutions are open and are monitored for compliance with COVID-19 protocols, Tshering said." Pretty damn great Bhutan, congrats. Being a healthy people with healthy physiques on average makes a big difference too. Female and Male obesity rates in 2016 were 4.94% and 6.82%, and these are a downward trend because they were higher before 2016.

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