Afghanistan COVAX vaccine roll-out news


20 April 2021


Resourceful Optimism: Fighting COVID-19 in Afghanistan

The pandemic has strained most countries’ health systems. Afghanistan has faced more hurdles than most.

By Maya Prabhu

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8 March 2021 11:50 CET

Credit: WHO Afghanistan.
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The first shipment of 468,000 COVID-19 doses shipped via the COVAX Facility has arrived in Kabul. This makes Afghanistan the first country in Central Asia to receive the vaccine through COVAX. What a historic day!

*SII-AstraZeneca (COVISHIELD) vaccine, licensed and manufactured by Serum Institute of India

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