Somalia Receives over 336,000 vaccines to Help Curb COVID 19
Somalia has received over 336,000 doses COVID-19 vaccine. The doses, donated by the U.S. through the international COVAX facility. “The embassy is pleased to announce the delivery of an additional 336,500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which the United States is sharing with Somalia through the COVAX facility,” US embassy said in a statement. “We are sharing these doses safely, equitably, and with no strings attached. We are doing this with the singular objective of saving lives.” US embassy in Somalia said. To date, the United States has delivered more than 220 million doses of vaccine to more than 100 countries. The commitment to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 92 Gavi Advance Market Commitment economies and African Union member states will continue to fulfill U.S. President Biden’s commitment to strengthen the fight against the global pandemic. ''The U.S. Embassy in Mogadishu is pleased to announce the delivery of an additional 336,500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Somalia through the COVAX facility as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,'' Donated COVID-19 vaccines are part of the U.S. commitment to supporting our African partners, including Somalia. We are doing this with the singular objective of saving lives.