Norway donating 620,000 Moderna shots to Armenia

Norway donating 620,000 Moderna shots to Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Norway is donating 620,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine to Armenia, Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan revealed on Friday, October 22. According to her, a trilateral agreement has already been sealed by the two countries and the American pharmaceutical company.

The Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations of the European Commission will assist in delivering the new batch to Armenia.

Lithuania earlier donated 50,000 doses of Moderna vaccine to Armenia.

Armenia is currently using AstraZeneca, Sputnik-V, Moderna, SinoPharm and CoronaVac vaccines to inoculate people aged above 18. The vaccination program rolled out across the country in mid-April, with health authorities also setting up mobile vaccination facilities near shopping malls and on major streets in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

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