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‘It is right to distribute vaccines to Honduras’: Biden Consultant

Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Honduras You will receive this Sunday 1.5 million Vaccine dose Modern Against Govt-19, donation United States Through the Kovacs mechanism of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The White House On Friday, he announced to Efe exclusively the message sent to Honduras, which is part of it 80 million dose The vaccines that US President Joe Biden promised to share with other countries, most of them by Kovacs.

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“We share vaccines Honduras Because it is OK, From a global public health perspective, and what we need to do for our collective security and well-being in the region is the right thing to do, “said EFE, the US director at the White House National Security Council. Juan Gonzalez.

Pittson’s adviser The United States does not consider the vaccine to be “a pressure tactic” but a “tool to reduce the incidence”, so this donation does not seek help from Honduras.

Drugs come to town San Pedro Sula A second source from the White House explained to Efe that for its subsequent distribution in Honduras, and that its distribution was the result of the coordination of “scientific committees and legal and regulatory authorities of both countries”.

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This is the first time United States Distributes vaccines worldwide through the Kovacs program, which was developed to ensure that Kovit vaccines reach the entire planet, because until now the United States has delivered them directly to beneficiaries.

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What else, Honduras It is the third Latin American country to receive the promised 80 million vaccine donations Biden, Of which more than 20 million will travel to Latin America and the Caribbean.

The same was received in Brazil on Friday 3 million Single-dose injection doses from Johnson & Johnson (Johnson), Mexico received 1.3 million vaccines from the same pharmaceutical company last week, donated by the United States and used to vaccinate common border municipalities.

More details on how many U.S. sizes will go to each country on the continent, and when they will be shipped via direct deliveries or Kovacs are expected in the coming weeks.

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The White House has pledged to vaccinate Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and other Caribbean communities. Caricom).

In a statement shared with Eva, Jose Manuel Dro Barroso, director of the saffron vaccine alliance participating in Kovacs, thanked the Biden government for the donation and hoped the vaccines would “reach vulnerable groups.”

The 80 million vaccines promised by Biden are part of those approved for internal use in the United States – such as Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson – and in addition to the 60 million more doses already donated by Washington to the May 60 AstraZeneca. Progress from US regulators.

In addition to those two major donations, Biden revealed this month that the United States has purchased an additional 500 million vaccines from Pfizer / Bioendech, which will be distributed to nearly 100 countries over the next two years.

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