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U.S. Shares Nearly 1.7mln Doses of Pfizer Vaccine with Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA – The United States provides 1,680,120 more doses of the Pfizer vaccine support to Ethiopia, its Embassy in Addis Ababa said today.



The vaccines arrived at Addis Ababa Bole International airport in two rounds via COVAX on January 24 and 26, 2022.

The new shipments bring the total vaccine doses the U.S. provided to Ethiopia to over 6.1 million since July 17, 2021.

“We are sharing these doses safely, equitably, and with no strings attached,” said the embassy in a statement. “Our singular objective is saving lives”.



According to the embassy, the United States has committed to purchasing and donating 1.1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses worldwide.

To date, the United States has delivered more than 365 million doses of vaccine to more than 110 countries.

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