COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Since July, 2021 the United States has shared 5,272,560 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Zambia – free of cost. This includes 2,954,160 Pfizer and 2,318,400 J&J doses. Of the 5,272,560 vaccine doses, 87% were donated in partnership with COVAX and 13% were donated through AVAT.
President Biden committed the United States to be the world’s arsenal for vaccines, leading an international and coordinated vaccination effort, and announced that the United States will provide 1.2 billion doses of safe, effective vaccines – free of cost – to meet global needs and save lives now. The United States is working with other governments, global initiatives including COVAX and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), and other partners to get COVID-19 vaccines to where they are needed most.