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Irish People Donate 2 Million Covid Jabs To World's Poorest Countries

The Irish people have been donated over 2 million vaccines as part of UNICEF’s Get a Vaccine, Give a...


Irish People Donate 2 Million...

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Irish People Donate 2 Million Covid Jabs To World's Poorest Countries


The Irish people have been donated over 2 million vaccines as part of UNICEF’s Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine campaign.

They'll be given to healthcare workers in some of the world’s least developed countries.

So far, the campaign has raised more than five million euro from individuals and companies in Ireland.

Executive Director of UNICEF Peter Power said the charity has been "overwhelmed" by Irish generosity.

"These vaccines will go to some countries where there are less than 5% vaccination rates."

Dublin alone donated over 600,000 COVID-19 vaccines as part of the campaign.

Face of the initiative Liam Neeson said donating a vaccine is a  "an amazing gift to give".

 

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"It shows that we can all play our part in ending the pandemic."

Globally, UNICEF has delivered over 300 million vaccine doses to over 140 countries.



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