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Large consignment of Moderna vaccines delivered to Pakistan

27.07.2021 93 просмотров

Pakistan received 3 million doses of vaccine from the American company Moderna.


batch of 3 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine produced by the American company Moderna (“Modern”) was delivered on Monday to Pakistan. This was reported by the Geo TV channel with reference to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

American vaccines were provided under the international mechanism COVAX ("Covax"). This is the second batch of anti-coronavirus drugs sent from the United States to Pakistan. The first 2.5 million doses of Moderna's vaccine arrived in the country in early July.

According to the TV channel, another batch of 200,000 doses of the Chinese drug CanSino ("Cansino") was also delivered to Islamabad on Monday.< br>
Vaccination campaign continues in Pakistan. Asad Umar, head of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) to combat the spread of coronavirus, said on Twitter a day earlier that at least 40% of residents in all major cities of Pakistan should be vaccinated by the end of August. According to NCOC, more than 20.2 million people in the country have been vaccinated with the first component of the vaccines, of which about 5.2 million have completed the vaccination cycle. The population of Pakistan is about 228 million people.

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