US shipping 3m doses of pfizer vaccine to pakistan 700,000 additional doses will follow, the official said. It was not immediately clear when they would be shipped to Pakistan.
Scientific teams and legal and regulatory authorities in both countries worked together to ensure the delivery of the 3,006,900 vaccine batches produced by Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, the official said.
US shipping 3m doses of pfizer vaccine to pakistan The expedition is part of a US diplomatic vaccine effort that has sent vaccines to dozens of countries. The doses will be administered through the COVAX program, jointly managed by the World Health Organization, the official said.
Pakistan has reported a total of 24,923 deaths from COVID-19 and 1.12 million infections, with infection rates fueled in recent weeks by the highly transmissible variant Delta.
According to the Our World in Data website, only 6.2% of Pakistan’s 13.4 million total population of 220 million have been fully immunized.