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Sierra Leone Received another tranche of Pfizer vaccine from U.S.

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Freetown, 14 September 2021 (TDI): As a part of the U.S vaccine-donation initiative, Sierra Leone has received another tranche of new Pfizer vaccines to combat Covid-19. The vaccines supplies reached Freetown yesterday.

According to the U.S State Department, this time the US donated 113,490 doses of Pfizer vaccines in collaboration with the COVAX facility, African Union, and the Gavi.

Earlier this week, the USA gifted 151,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to Sierra Leone to speed up the vaccination drive in the country.

Sierra Leone’s Minister for Health and Sanitation Dr. Austin Demby remarked that his government appreciates the support provided by the US. He stated that the government will make sure the vaccine equity in Sierra Leone and try its best to complete the vaccination process as soon as possible.

 

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