2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses arrive in Afghanistan



Two million Covid-19 doses provided by the US, Austria and Italy arrived in Af-ghanistan, UNICEF has said.

On its twitter handler, UNICEF wrote: “2 million doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccines ar-rived in Afghanistan through a generous donation by Italy, Austria and US. We thank our donors for helping us keep health workers, teachers & vulnerable groups safe.”

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on his twitter account wrote: “The first tranche of 1M COVID-19 vaccine doses ar-rived in Afghanistan today, adding to the 3.3M the U.S. previously provided via COVAX. We are commit-ted to supporting the humani-tarian needs of the Afghan people, which includes provid-ing safe and effective vac-cines to save lives.”

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