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US sending Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge

Author: Associated Pressarticle author: APID: 1624168726074987100Sun, 2021-06-20 05:24
TAIPEI: US is sending 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine to Taiwan, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning.

The shipment was due to arrive by plane later Sunday, the de facto US embassy said. “The donation reflects our commitment to Taiwan as a trusted friend, and a member of the international family of democracies,” the American Institute in Taiwan wrote on its Facebook page.Main category: WorldTags: USUnited States of America (USA)TaiwanCOVID-19Coronavirus
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