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Nepal to Receive Vaccine Donations from the US

2020 and 2021 will be remembered as the years of a worldwide pandemic that affected not just a country, not just a continent, but the whole world. Our everyday life is changed a lot. Sadly, many people lost their lives amidst this pandemic. Fortunately, after all the hard works and research, some countries like the US, China, India, Russia have developed vaccines against COVID-19. In addition, it is good news for Nepal to receive vaccine donations from the US.

Biden-Harris Administration Unveils Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing, Announcing Allocation Plan for the First 25 Million Doses to be Shared Globally

The White House
Source: Twitter | Ambassador Randy Berry

The administration is planning to invest robust funding for sharing 75% of vaccines globally with COVAX Project. . This vaccine strategy is a vital component of an overall global strategy to lead the world in the fight to defeat COVID-19. Moreover, it includes emergency public health assistance and aid to stop the spread and build global public health capacity to beat the pandemic.

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Donating from the U.S. vaccine supply to the world will also encourage other nations to do so. Along with that, working with U.S. manufacturers will help to increase vaccine production for the rest of the world. Moreover, America is also planning to help more countries expand their own capacity to produce vaccines including through support for global supply chains.

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The U.S. will share up to one-quarter of its donated doses directly with countries in need. For example, those experiencing surges, immediate neighbors, and other countries that have requested immediate U.S. assistance. 

The U.S. has announced the proposed allocation plan for the first 25 Million doses. 

Approximately 6 million for South and Central AmericaBrazil, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay, Bolivia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Haiti, and other Caribbean Community countries, and the Dominican Republic
Approximately 7 million for AsiaIndia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, and the Pacific Islands
Approximately 5 million for AfricaSelected countries in coordination with the African Union
Approximately 6 million for regional priorities and partner recipientsMexico, Canada, Republic of Korea, West Bank and Gaza, Ukraine, Kosovo, Haiti, Georgia, Egypt, Jordan, India, Iraq, and Yemen, as well as for United Nations frontline workers  

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