US to provide another 2.4 million Pfizer doses to Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 01:09 PM, 14 Oct, 2021
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While House file photo.

The US has announced another consignment of 2.4 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses for Pakistan under the United Nations Covax programme that will reach Islamabad on Saturday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.

White House said that with another consignment of vaccine aid to Pakistan the total vaccine doses donated so far reached 10.8 million.

White House also said that the US has provided the maximum number of vaccine doses to Pakistan anywhere in the world. 

Pertinent to note that COVAX is the vaccines pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. The ACT Accelerator is a ground-breaking global collaboration to accelerate the development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines.