Dereck J. Hogan, US Ambassador to Republic of Moldova, has announced that, through COVAX, the U.S. is donating 500,000 doses of U.S.-produced Johnson&Johnson vaccines to Moldova. The first 150,000 doses will arrive on July 12 – TRIBUNA reports.
“This donation could not come at a more important time. The U.S. remains Moldova’s steadfast partner in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and saving Moldovan lives. As President Biden has said, the United States is committed to bringing the same urgency to international vaccination efforts that we have demonstrated at home.
This donation is the latest in a long, productive partnership that has seen more than $4 million dollars of COVID-related assistance to Moldova, including physical supplies like lab refrigerators and waters distillers as well as professional training for staff at vaccination centers and the National Public Health Agency” – he said.
Hogan underlined that this is a unique moment in history.
“The United States will continue to do all we can to build a world that is safer and more secure against the threat of infectious disease” – he added.