Lithuania to provide Ukraine with 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine / REUTERS
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has said his country will provide Ukraine with 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
"As good as our word: Lithuanian govt just confirmed 200.000 vaccines to EaP countries. Starting with Ukraine - 100k vaccines, Georgia - 15k and Moldova - 11k," he wrote on Twitter on May 14, 2021.
"Small step by LTU, hopefully our partners in Europe will join in solidarity with many more!" Landsbergis tweeted.
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- On February 24, 2021, Ukraine launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
- The following vaccines are now being used in Ukraine: Covishield (AstraZeneca), a recombinant vector vaccine produced under a license at the Serum Institute of India; CoronaVac, which was developed by the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech; and Comirnaty by Pfizer/BioNTech.
- As of May 14, some 918,164 people have received their first shot of the vaccine since the launch of a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Ukraine.