US to gift another 3m Moderna vaccine
Published: 03:20 PM, 17 July 2021 Updated: 03:21 PM, 17 July 2021
The United States will gift another 3 million Moderna vaccines to Bangladesh under COVAX.
Earl Robert Miller, the US ambassador to Dhaka, made the official announcement in a tweet on Saturday.
On Twitter, Miller said, “Pleased to announce another gift of 3 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine coming to Bangladesh from the American people via COVAX. The US is committed to increasing the country’s vaccine supply to beat the pandemic here and worldwide.”
Earlier, the United States gifted 2.5 million Moderna vaccines to Bangladesh. The second batch of 3 million vaccines is expected to arrive in Dhaka next Monday.