Over 150,000 doses of Johnson&Johnson vaccine delivered to Chisinau

The first 151,200 doses of Johnson&Johnson vaccine were shipped to Moldova in the evening of July 12. The lot forms part of a donation of 500,000 doses that the U.S. makes to the Republic of Moldova through the COVAX Facility. The donation was met by President Maia Sandu at the Chisinau International Airport.

According to the presidential press service, President Sandu thanked the U.S. Ambassador in Chisinau Dereck J. Hogan for this gesture of solidary of the U.S. She called on the citizens to get a vaccine against COVID-19. “We urge you to get vaccinated. The danger of becoming sick didn’t pass, but life and health are priceless,” noted the official.

For his part, Denis Cernelea, secretary of state at the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection, noted that Johnson & Johnson is as efficient as the other types of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. The vaccine will be distributed equitably to all the vaccination centers, according to a transparent procedure. This vaccine was administered to over 20 million people all over the world. “Get a vaccine and actively contribute to containing the pandemic,” urged the functionary.

Johnson&Johnson is a one-dose vaccine.

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