First COVAX delivery arrives in Egypt

April 1, 2021
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With support from the European Union, its Member States and EU Financial Institutions, the first COVAX delivery arrived at Cairo Airport. Team Europe has mobilised €2.2 billion to COVAX facility, providing 1 out of 3 of the COVID19 vaccines. Additional support comes from Member States.

Egypt COVAX delivery is a testimony to the EU’s strong and strategic partnership with Egypt. No one is safe until everyone is safe. We will come out stronger, together with our Egyptian friends,” Ambassador Christian Berger said.

Team Europe stands in solidarity with Egypt in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 2020, Team Europe has provided the framework for a coordinated COVID19 response in Egypt, mobilising €1.8 billion in grants, loans and guarantees to help mitigate the impact of the outbreak in response to the immediate health crisis and the resulting socio-economic and sanitary needs.


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