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The United States Delivers COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Senegal

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Since July, 2021 the United States has donated 2,340,120 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Senegal. This includes 1,364,220 Pfizer and 975,900 J&J doses. Of the 2,340,120 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.

Learn more about our work Delivering Vaccines and on COVID-19 Recovery.

U.S. Relationship

U.S.-Senegal Relations

The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Senegal in 1960, following its independence from France and the dissolution of the Mali Federation. Senegal is a partner of the U.S. in promoting peace and security in Africa. The country shares many fundamental values and international goals with the U.S., and it has set an example of democratic rule as well as ethnic
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U.S. Assistance to Senegal

U.S. assistance seeks to support increased agricultural productivity, improved health care and infrastructure, reforming the energy sector, and better basic education. Bilateral military cooperation bolsters the professionalism and capacity of the Senegalese Armed Forces.

Bilateral Economic Relations

Senegal is eligible for preferential trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. The top three U.S. exports to Senegal are motor vehicles, petroleum products, and second-hand clothing. Principal U.S. imports from Senegal are wigs, zirconium and titanium ores, and seafood. The two countries have signed a bilateral investment treaty. The U.S. also has a trade and investment framework
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