August, 5/2021 (ENA) The US Authorities has prolonged 1.2 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to Ethiopia.
US ambassador to Ethiopia Geeta Pasi handed over the vaccines at the moment to State Minister of Well being, Sahrela Abdullahi.
In the course of the event ambassador Pasi stated the US Authorities has up to now supplied 200 million USD in help of Ethiopia’s efforts to mitigation COVID-19.
At present’s donation of vaccines is predicted to assist Ethiopia in its struggle towards COVID-19 pandemic within the nation.
State Minister, Sahrela Abdullahi on her half stated the help will assist the federal government of Ethiopia in its efforts to boost the accessibility of COVID-19 vaccine to its residents.
The US authorities had additionally donated 453,600 doses vaccines to Ethiopia some three weeks in the past, she stated.
The US Company for Worldwide Growth (USAID) has additionally supplied extra COVID-19 medical provides together with respiratory equipments to Ethiopia, The State Minister added.
In line with Sahrela, about seven million doses of vaccines pledged to Ethiopia by the COVAX will quickly be arrived within the nation.
To this point, greater than 2.2 million Ethiopians have been vaccinated towards COVID-19.