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Haiti received its first batch of 500,000 vials of Moderna vaccine on 14 July 2021. The medical authorities of the country had previously rejected an earlier dispatch of AstraZeneca vaccines. The first vaccines received in the Dominican Republic were AstraZeneca vaccines with which front line medical workers were vaccinated.

Thousands of Haitians have been vaccinated in the Dominican Republic where the National Vaccination Plan that provides for vaccinating residents who have identification papers.

The Pan American Health Organization announced the delivery in Haiti of the 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines donated by the United States through the Covax Facility. Haiti is the fourth country in the Americas to receive the donated shipments, after Honduras, El Salvador and Bolivia, with a total of 4,008,000 doses delivered so far.

“The arrival of these...

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