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2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses arrive in Afghanistan

2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses arrive in Afghanistan

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24 Dec 2021 - 11:15
2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses arrive in Afghanistan
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24 Dec 2021 - 11:15

KABUL (Pajhwok): Two million Covid-19 doses provided by the US, Austria and Italy arrived in Afghanistan, UNICEF has said.

On its twitter handler, UNICEF wrote: “2 million doses of J&J #COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Afghanistan through a generous donation by Italy, Austria and US. We thank our donors for helping us keep health workers, teachers & vulnerable groups safe.”

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on his twitter account wrote: “The first tranche of 1M COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in Afghanistan today, adding to the 3.3M the U.S. previously provided via #COVAX. We are committed to supporting the humanitarian needs of the Afghan people, which includes providing safe and effective vaccines to save lives.”

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