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Somalia receives vaccines from the US


Mogadishu, 13 August 2021 (TDI): Somalia received 302,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine from the United States on Thursday.

United States donated the first batch of single-dose J&J vaccines via COVAX, Gavi, and the African Union to help the people of Somalia.

After receiving the vaccines, Somalia’s Federal Minister of Health, Dr. Fawziya Abikar Nur, expressed his gratitude to the government of the United States for the donation of the vaccine.

From the last 24 hours, Somalia has registered 16,195 COVID 19 positive cases, 7,888 recoveries, and 870 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health, Somalia.

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