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U.S. Invests an Additional MK2.9 Billion to Bolster COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out and Response

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is investing an additional MK 2.9 billion ($3.5 million) to deploy COVID-19 vaccines in 16 districts around the country and strengthen the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) ongoing COVID-19 response.  The new assistance brings the United States’ overall COVID-19 assistance in Malawi to MW20.5 billion ...
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USG Commits $2 billion to COVAX vaccine fund, from which Malawi is obtaining its COVID19 vaccines

On February 19, President Joe Biden announced the United States will provide an initial $2 billion contribution to the COVAX Facility to vaccinate people around the world.  With this pledge, the U.S. will become the largest donor to COVAX, and in the coming weeks, Malawi expects to receive approximately 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility. This U.S. ...
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Summary of USG Interventions against COVID-19 in Malawi 

Updated January 29, 2021  The US Government (USG) has been a crucial partner to Malawi in its fight against COVID-19 since before the first case was detected in country.  The USG has provided technical and material support for testing, sanitation, and clinical care with a value totaling approximately 19 million USD.  The longstanding investments that the ...
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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden Jr

THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America has been tested anew and America has ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi (January 22, 2021)

Location: Malawi Event: Change in Malawi’s Arrival/Departure Requirements As of January 20, 2021, there are 13,888 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Malawi. There are 8,082 active cases, 6,206 recovered patients, and 353 deaths are COVID-19 related. Malawi is experiencing a rapid and steep rise in COVID-19 cases. Arrival: The government of Malawi requires all arriving passengers ...
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