Kenya to receive first consignment of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from U.S

Africa to start receiving 400M Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses next week

Kenya is set to receive the first consignment of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines this Friday.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe together with the United States Ambassador to Kenya Eric W. Kneedler will receive the consignment at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), at 2:00 pm.

Kenya will also receive first consignment of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday at 6 am.

The donation from the U.S is among over 1 billion coronavirus vaccines the G7 promised to donate to poor countries in June this year.

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