United States donates 39,780 Covid-19 vaccines to Seychelles |24 June 2022
The United States embassy to Mauritius and Seychelles has announced the donation of 39,780 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine by the United States government to the people of Seychelles.
This vaccine donation is part of the Biden Administration’s global efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
The vaccines successfully arrived at the Seychelles Airport via COVAX on Friday, June 17, 2022.
This is the United States’ third Covid-19 vaccine donation to Seychelles. A first donation of 35,100 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine was made in September 2021 and a second consignment of 39,780 doses was donated in December 2021. So far, the U.S. government has successfully donated more than 500 million Covid-19 vaccines to more than 115 countries world-wide, including Seychelles and Mauritius.
“We are very proud to continue to share the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine with Seychelles,” said U.S. embassy chargé d’affaires Mario Fernandez. “These life-saving vaccines are part of U.S efforts to combat Covid-19 globally, and I encourage everyone to get vaccinated and boosted to protect yourself, your families, and your communities.”
Press release from the U.S. embassy in Port Louis, Mauritius