Taiwan hails first shipment of virus vaccines from US

Sonntag, 20. Juni 2021 04:48

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu remarked the region and the United States will keep using their "rock solid" relations to "keep cooperating closely in combating COVID-19" as the first batch of vaccines sent from the North American country is about to reach Taipeh.

Meanwhile, Republic of China President Tsai Ing-wen thanked Washington for "this moving gesture of friendship. These vaccines will go a long way toward keeping Taiwan safe & healthy."

Taiwan is expected to receive 2.5 million doses of Moderna Inc.'s vaccine against the disease later in the day.

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