US HAS SENT 2MN DOSES OF COVID-19 TO VIETNAM: WHITE HOUSE

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• The White House said “It’s the right thing morally, the right thing from a global public health perspective, and right for our collective security and well-being.”

According to the statement issued by the White House, the United States has sent two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the country of Vietnam.
A White House official said that a shipment of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna Inc will be arriving in Vietnam this weekend.
On the condition of anonymity, he told AFP that “This is just the beginning of doses being shipped to southeast Asia.”
The White House said “It’s the right thing morally, the right thing from a global public health perspective, and right for our collective security and well-being.”
This consignment of vaccines sent to Vietnam is part of 80 million COVID-19 vaccines pledged by the United States President Joe Biden to help the world battle against the dreadful pandemic. The US has been sending majority of the vaccines under WHO’s vaccine sharing program COVAX. In last week it had sent vaccines to Asian countries like Pakistan, Indonesia and Malaysia.

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