Brendan O’Brien, witnessed the arrival of 96,000 vaccines in El Salvador thanks to COVAX

Charge d’Affaires Brendan O’Brien witnessed the arrival of 96,000 AstraZeneca vaccines into the country thanks to the COVAX mechanism. The United States is the main donor of this entity with $ 4,000 million dollars.

COVAX, an international association dedicated to global equal access to vaccines, aims to deliver 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021.

The United States is currently the main financial contributor to the Global Alliance for Vaccination and Immunization (GAVI), in support of COVAX’s Advance Market Commitment for Vaccines (AMC), to purchase and distribute safe and effective vaccines to 92 countries in the Netherlands. and middle income.

Support for COVID-19 vaccination around the world reflects the commitment of the United States and partner countries to global health security. As Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently stated, none of us will be effectively safe as long as everyone in the world is not vaccinated.