Throughout the pandemic, the United States Government has donated to Panama about 18 million dollars in assistance to combat COVID-19.
The United States Embassy in Panama confirmed this morning the donation of more than 500 thousand doses of the vaccine
against COVID-19 from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer
to the country.
"On July 21, the US will deliver 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine
to Panama in its global effort against COVID-19. This is the largest batch of vaccines that Panama receives in a single delivery and demonstrates US commitment To save Panamanian lives," indicates the Embassy.
The total of the doses to be donated will be 503,100, which should arrive this Wednesday, July 21.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erika Mouynes
confirmed this news, assuring that with this donation the value of cooperation and solidarity in the midst of the pandemic is consolidated, adding a thank you to the US government.
Throughout the pandemic, the United States Government, under the administrations of Donald Trump
and Joe Biden
, has donated to Panama about 18 million dollars in assistance to combat COVID-19 with donations ranging from mobile hospitals, ventilators , test kits and personal protective equipment.
It should be noted that at the beginning of June the Biden government had announced that it would donate 14 million doses against the coronavirus to Latin America.