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Madagascar Receives More than 100,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

ANTANANARIVO – More than 100,000 doses of the safe and effective Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived earlier this week in Madagascar through the COVAX mechanism. Purchased with funding from the U.S. government, these vaccines are part of the Biden Administration’s global effort to increase vaccine coverage. Since July 2021, the United States has provided more than 2.2 million vaccine doses to the people of Madagascar.

“I encourage Malagasy citizens to take advantage of these free, safe, and effective vaccines,” U.S. Ambassador Claire Pierangelo said. “Widespread vaccination is the surest path to recovering from this pandemic, rebuilding our communities, and reinvigorating our economies,” she added.

The U.S. government is working alongside the Government of Madagascar like “mpirahalahy mianala” to ensure that communities across the country have the resources they need to protect themselves, their families, and their…

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