Uganda recieves 3 million dozes of John & John vaccine

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Uganda recieves 3 million dozes of John & John vaccine.

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Germany has donated 3,050,400 dozes of Johnson and Johnson covid 19 vaccine to Uganda through the COVAX facility under the doze sharing arrangement.

The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng together with her permanent secretary for the Ministry were present at the Entebbe International Airport as the vaccines arrived.

The Germany Ambassador to Uganda, Matthias Schauer Botschafter, who handed over the consignment indicated that additional 2.4 million doses of the same vaccine will arrive December 9th 2021.

Minsiter Aceng thanked the government of Germany for having such a kind and caring heart to help the less previledged nations like Uganda especially during these trying times.

The Minister indicated that the J&J vaccines will be deployed in the hard-to-reach areas during the ongoing campaign to accelerated vaccination.


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