COVID: Nepal receives over 1.5 million J&J vaccine doses from US

Updated:3 months, 1 week ago

Kathmandu (Nepal), July 13 (ANI): Nepal, which has been struggling to inoculate its citizens against COVID-19, on July 12, received a shipment of over one and a half million doses of Johnson and Johnson (J&J) single-shot vaccines from the US on a grant basis. The shipment of 1.53 million doses of vaccines arrived in the Nepali capital Kathmandu under the COVAX facility. “As we continue to fight the pandemic, generous cooperation from the US has been a gift to Nepal. It reflects long-standing friendship & cooperative partnership,” Caretaker PM KP Sharma Oli said.

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