February 4, 2023

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The United States will send 1.5 million vaccines to El Salvador

US President Joe Biden (Photo: REUTERS / Kevin Lamarck)

Redeemer Will receive this Monday 1.5 million dose of Moderna vaccine against Govt-19 donated by the United States By mechanism Kovacs World Health Organization (WHO).

El Salvador ship US President Joe Biden has promised to share it with other countries as part of the 80 million dose vaccine, Most of them by Kovacs.

American Dosage Dosage Modern He will leave North America this Sunday and arrive in El Salvador The first thing is Monday. “Scientific groups and legal and regulatory officials from both countries have worked together to ensure that safe and effective vaccine packages are delivered quickly in El Salvador,” a White House source said.

El Salvador is the seventh Latin American country to receive a vaccine donation of the $ 80 million promised by Biden. With other countries, of which more than 20 million will go to countries Latin America and the Caribbean.

Prior to El Salvador, the United States had donated 1.5 million vaccines Honduras, From 1.3 million Mexico, 3 million dose Brazil, From 2 million Peru, From 2.5 million Colombia And from 1 million Ecuador, The country that will receive one million more vaccines in three weeks.

Donations to El Salvador and Honduras –And from modern vaccines– Sent via platform Kovacs, While remaining Direct distribution to countries.

The EFE agency explained that the source consulted was the White House Choose the “fastest” delivery method to get vaccines for each country. “We do not share these amounts in order to receive benefits or benefits. Our vaccines do not come with conditions. We are doing this with the sole purpose of saving lives, ”the official stressed.

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The White House has promised to provide vaccines in addition to countries that have already received the blocks Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay, Guatemala, Panama, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Haiti And other countries Caribbean Community (Caricom).

In addition to the White House promised 80 million doses and another 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines given in May, Biden revealed in June that the United States had purchased an additional 500 million doses of Pfizer / Bioendech, which will be delivered to about 100 countries over the next two years.

(With information from EFE)

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