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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines land in Kenya

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Kenya has received a consignment of 504,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

The vaccines that came in late last evening were received by officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH) at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. 

The latest consignment was acquired through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) mechanism.

The Ministry says the consignment will go a long way in supplementing what the Country has so far said the vaccination exercise is now going on well.

MoH urged Kenyans to get vaccinated saying there are enough doses for the same.

As of October 20th 2021, a total of 4,733,770 vaccines had so far been administered across the Country.

Out of these, 3,416,746 were partially vaccinated while those fully vaccinated were 1,317,024.

The Government targets to vaccinate a population of 27,246,033.

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