US Embassy hands over three million doses of Moderna vaccine to Islamabad

US Embassy

The United States (US) Embassy has handed over three million doses of Moderna vaccine to to Islamabad on behalf of the American government on Thursday.

In a statement, the US Embassy in Islamabad has said that the three million doses of Moderna vaccines were donated in partnership with the COVAX facility and the UNICEF.

The statement further stated that the donation was part of the 80 million doses the US is sharing with the world to facilitate equitable global access to safe and effective vaccines, which are essential to ending the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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The Embassy has said that the United States is committed to bringing the same urgency to international vaccination efforts that we have demonstrated at home.

On the occasion, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan has said that Pakistan administered record vaccines jabs in the last 3 days, with an aim to get 70 percent population inoculated by the end of this year.

It is to be mentioned here that the consignment had reached Islamabad on Monday, July 26, while it was officially handed over to the Pakistani government today.