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The United States Embassy in Cotonou, announced Friday the donation by the US government of 332,280 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to the west African country.

The vaccines donated “are part of the US government’s commitment to initially provide at least 15 million of the 80 million doses planned for African partners”.

The United States government has coordinated closely with the African Union, Africa CDC and COVAX, country allocations.

The COVAX initiative supported the delivery of these vaccine doses which arrived in Cotonou on September 30.


This donation follows an initial donation of 302,400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on July 26.

“We will continue to support Benin’s efforts to combat this disease with this second donation and through other interventions,” said Ambassador Patricia Mahoney.
These 634,680 doses are part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to share the US vaccine supply with the world.

Meanwhile, the fight against COVID-19 pandemic at home and work to end it around the world, President Biden has vowed that the United States will be a “vaccine arsenal” for the world.

These 634,680 doses are part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to share the US vaccine supply with the world.

Meanwhile, the fight against COVID-19 pandemic at home and work to end it around the world, President Biden has vowed that the United States will be a “vaccine arsenal” for the world.

Source: AfrikPage