USA DONATES 583, 320 DOSES OF PFIZER VACCINE
Written by newsroom on November 22, 2021
The United States of America has donated 580, 320 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines.
The vaccines have been donated through the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access –COVZAX-.
It is the first delivery of Pfizer vaccine doses to Zambia following four successful deliveries of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
The latest delivery brings the total number of vaccines provided by the United States to Zambia to over 1.5 Million doses (974, 400 doses of J&J and 580, 320 doses of Pfizer.
In a statement the US Embassy Zambia says to accelerate the global fight against Covid-19 and reinforce the US’s ongoing support to increase vaccinations, the US government is sharing the doses safely, equitably and with no strings attached.
The vaccines are provided with the sole intent of saving lives.
The United States has committed to provide more than 1.1 billion vaccine doses worldwide and has provided more than 234 million vaccine doses to over 100 countries and economies.
By Raphael Mulenga