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First wave of COVID-19 vaccine syringes start journey to Maldives

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The critical task of ensuring that all countries have enough medical equipment to vaccinate people safely against COVID-19 gathered pace on Tuesday, with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) announcing that 100,000 syringes have been sent to the Maldives, ahead of an inoculation drive there.
The shipment is part of "the first wave" of syringes and safety boxes organized by the agency, which over the next few weeks, plans to dispatch more than 14.5 million single-use need ...