Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. – The embassy of the United States of America en Tegucigalpa announces a new donation to Honduras by the U.S. Government of 250,380 doses of Pfizer vaccines against COVID-19 and 42,000 vials of diluents. The donation will arrive in shipments on May 5, 6, and 10. This donation is part of the global effort by the Biden Administration to save lives and end the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United States and Honduras are working together to stimulate economic growth and to create quality jobs to promote an equitable and inclusive economic recovery. This donation will strengthen the efforts to protect the Honduran people from the effects of the COVID-19 virus.
The U.S. Ambassador Laura Dogu, the Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Janina Jaruzelksi, and the Minister of Health José Manuel Matheu participated in the event.
With this new delivery, the United States has donated more than 4.4 million doses of vaccines through the COVAX mechanism since the beginning of the pandemic.
May 6 2022