IMAGE: "This will take time, but the President has directed the Administration to use all the levers of the U.
Of the remaining surplus vaccines, six million will be heading to South and Central America, and another five million to Africa, in coordination with the African Union.
The United States will not use its vaccines to secure favors from other countries.
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When you do the math, six countries in Southeast Asia will be receiving these donated vaccines through the COVAX initiative.
In detailing its plans for sharing the 80 million US vaccine doses globally, the fact sheet said 75 per cent would be shared through Covax while the remaining 25 per cent would be shared for immediate needs and to help deal with countries facing surges of Covid-19 cases, countries in need and those that had requested immediate US assistance.
From door-to-door, the journey spanned only four days in complete compliance with stringent handling and storage requirements.
IMAGE: In places like Malaysia, where the National COVID-19 Immunization Program has taken on a lot of flak from all sides for its tardy, inefficient rollout, this comes as welcome news.
The first cross-border vaccine sharing agreements the U.
The fact sheet said nearly 19 million or at least 75 per cent of the initial 25 million vaccine doses would be shared through the international Covid-19 vaccine-sharing initiative Covax.
National Immunisation Programme coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin said Malaysia hopes to continue working with US and other countries to secure access for more vaccines.
Description: On Friday, it said it would ship 4 million doses of Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine to Indonesia as soon as possible via the COVAX global vaccine sharing program as that country battles a surge of cases.