The United States works with international partners to donate COVID-19 vaccines to the world and end the pandemic.
America’s support for the global fight against COVID-19 includes:
- Donating over 539 million vaccine doses to other countries.
- Purchasing 1 billion vaccine doses to donate to nearly 100 developing countries.
- Contributing $4 billion to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, in support of COVAX, the global initiative to equitably distribute safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines worldwide.
- Delivering essential medicines, supplies and therapeutics, as well as other assistance to help countries rebuild economies, overcome food shortages and strengthen health security.
“The United States will be the world’s arsenal of vaccines in our shared fight against this virus,” President Biden said in a June 3, 2021, statement. “We will continue to do all we can to build a world that is safer and more secure against the threat of infectious disease.”
This rolling collection of photos, tweets and articles offers a snapshot of the U.S. efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide.
Dozens of countries, private sector groups and nonprofit organizations at the May 12 Second COVID-19 Summit, co-hosted by the United States, committed a total of $3.2 billion to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments and invest in global health security.
The United States and COVAX delivered 2.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to five African nations, including 90,090 to Comoros, 1,499,940 to Kenya and 39,780 to Namibia.
This week, the United States partnered with @gavi #COVAX to deliver 2.8 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the people of Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Namibia, and Zambia. We have now donated 540 million vaccine doses worldwide: https://t.co/bdFEg37dsi pic.twitter.com/71zaSGBtaU
— Department of State (@StateDept) May 14, 2022
The United States announced plans to share COVID-19 technologies, including the spike protein used in vaccines.
.@POTUS at the Second #GlobalCOVIDSummit announced the U.S. will share COVID-19 technologies including the spike protein used in vaccines; expand access to tests and treatment with @GlobalFund; and increase support for @WorldBank’s global health fund. https://t.co/jDh6keRShz pic.twitter.com/26oeDqAWyX
— Department of State (@StateDept) May 12, 2022
The United States and international partners delivered an additional 250,380 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Honduras.
Last week, as part of our commitment to the health of the people of Honduras, the United States partnered with @gavi #COVAX to deliver 250,380 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses. We will continue to lead the global fight against COVID-19 until we are all safe. pic.twitter.com/OEezZ87RuU
— Department of State (@StateDept) May 10, 2022
The United States, through COVAX, donated 45,630 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Samoa.
The United States is committed to saving lives and bringing an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, we took another important step toward that goal by delivering 45,630 doses of life-saving COVID-19 vaccines to Samoa through #COVAX. https://t.co/La8f11Obec
— Department of State (@StateDept) May 7, 2022
The United States and COVAX recently delivered nearly 5.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to seven African countries, including 718,380 doses to Burkina Faso and 999,180 doses to Sudan.
This week, the United States partnered with @gavi #COVAX to donate nearly 5.6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, and Zambia. To find out where else we’ve donated vaccines, visit: https://t.co/l338zP39gm pic.twitter.com/A87Ps1RLd6
— Department of State (@StateDept) May 7, 2022
The United States recently delivered more than 600,000 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Bolivia.
With the delivery of more than 600,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses last week, the U.S. has now delivered over 5 million vaccine doses to Bolivia. We have also provided more than $12 million to support the Bolivian health sector, including two field hospitals for emergency relief. pic.twitter.com/Barwa4QqXN
— Department of State (@StateDept) May 5, 2022
The United States announced the delivery of more than 300,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to The Gambia, Lesotho and Sierra Leone.
This week, the United States partnered with @gavi #COVAX to donate more than 300,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to The Gambia, Lesotho, and Sierra Leone. Visit our interactive COVID-19 page to find out where else we’ve donated vaccines: https://t.co/aftYKkPmoe pic.twitter.com/gSzab5gk03
— Department of State (@StateDept) April 30, 2022
The United States recently donated an additional 3 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Bangladesh.
This week, the United States donated an additional 3 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses to Bangladesh 🇧🇩, with total doses delivered reaching over 64 million. We are working with Bangladesh to vaccinate more people and help the people of Bangladesh live healthier, safer lives.
— Department of State (@StateDept) April 29, 2022
The United States works to ensure equitable access to vaccines around the world.
🚨23 million children missed out on routine childhood vaccines in 2020—3.7 million more under-immunized children than in 2019. @USAID is working with our partners to achieve #VaccineEquity for children everywhere, during the pandemic & beyond. #WorldImmunizationWeek pic.twitter.com/tq3qNlYmuj
— Samantha Power (@PowerUSAID) April 25, 2022
The United States announced the delivery of 99,450 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Senegal.
This week, the United States partnered with @gavi #COVAX to donate nearly 100,00 COVID-19 vaccine doses to the people of Senegal. To see where else we’ve delivered COVID-19 vaccines in Sub-Saharan Africa and around the world, visit: https://t.co/hp7Zy7y5AZ. pic.twitter.com/4YliE3r2oH
— Department of State (@StateDept) April 25, 2022
Working with partners, the United States donated an additional 1.7 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam.
This week, the United States partnered with #COVAX to donate an additional 1.7 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam, bringing our total donation to more than 39 million doses. The United States supports Vietnam’s efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic. pic.twitter.com/8BaaQw5mjw
— Department of State (@StateDept) April 23, 2022
The United States is improving access to vaccines in Africa and beyond, boosting the fight against COVID-19 and other diseases, including Ebola and malaria.
The United States has donated more than 500,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to help Panama fight the pandemic.
The United States is the largest humanitarian donor to international organizations in Panama, whose work complements the Government of Panama’s efforts to provide humanitarian assistance and protection to vulnerable migrants and refugees. pic.twitter.com/BfNH5mYIHg
— Department of State (@StateDept) April 20, 2022
This article is being updated periodically during each month and published in monthly segments. See the updates for July, August, September, October, November and December 2021 and January, February, March and April 2022.