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The United States Delivers COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Mauritius

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Since September, 2021 the United States has donated 387,270 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Mauritius. This includes 387,270 Pfizer doses. Of the [total number] 387,270 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

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U.S. Relationship

U.S.-Mauritius Relations

The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Mauritius in 1968, following its independence from the United Kingdom. In the years following independence, Mauritius became one of Africa’s most stable and developed economies, as a result of its multi-party democracy and free market orientation. Relations between the U.S. and Mauritius are cordial, and we collaborate closely on bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues.
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U.S. Assistance to Mauritius

U.S. foreign assistance to Mauritius focuses on strengthening the Government of Mauritius’ coastal and maritime security capabilities. The U.S. provides training to Mauritian security officers in such fields as counter-terrorism methods, forensics, seamanship, and maritime law enforcement. The U.S. provides numerous exchange programs to and from the U.S. for experts and scholars to reach targeted Mauritian audiences. Mauritius also benefits
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Bilateral Economic Relations

Mauritius is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. U.S. exports to Mauritius include agricultural and industrial machinery, precious stones and jewelry, and optical/medical instruments. U.S. imports from Mauritius include textiles and apparel, precious stones and jewelry, processed fish, primates, sunglasses and sugar. More than 200 U.S. products or companies are represented in Mauritius. About
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