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United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Senegal 

Press Release    United States Donates COVID-19 Vaccines for Senegal    The U.S. Embassy in Dakar is pleased to announce the arrival of 151,200 Johnson and Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccination doses donated by the United States Government.  This timely and important donation is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide at least 15 million ...
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DFC, IFC, EIB, and AFD Boosting COVID-19 Vaccine Production in Africa with Senegal-based Vaccine Manufacturer IPD

For Immediate Release: July 9, 2021 Contact:  press@dfc.gov +1 (202) 312-2188 DFC, IFC, EIB, and AFD Boosting COVID-19 Vaccine Production in Africa with Senegal-based Vaccine Manufacturer IPD WASHINGTON – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), International Finance Corporation (IFC), European Investment Bank (EIB), and AFD, the French Development Agency today announced their commitment to support Fondation Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD), a vaccine manufacturer in Senegal, to bolster the production of COVID-19 vaccines ...
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Demonstration Alert– U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal

Location:   Downtown and in University Area in Dakar Event:  Demonstration are expected to take place June 25, 2021 on Cheikh Anta Diop Avenue. Students are protesting a law being passed in the National Assembly. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowds. Avoid demonstrations. Be aware of your surroundings. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in ...
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United States and G7+ Partners Will Provide More than 2 Billion Vaccines for the World

FACT SHEET: United States and G7+ Partners Will Provide More than 2 Billion Vaccines for the World JUNE 13, 2021• STATEMENTS AND RELEASES The United States and our G7 Partners are rallying to defeat COVID-19 through historic financing, donations, and capacity building, demonstrating how democracies can provide for our people and the world. This week in Cornwall, the ...
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AFAFRICA general leads team to Senegal, solidifies bond with partner air force  

  AFAFRICA general leads team to Senegal, solidifies bond with partner air force  Ramstein Air Base, Germany – Brig Gen Christopher Ireland, U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa chief of staff, led a team of Airmen to conduct a force development engagement with the Senegalese Air Force in Dakar and Thies, Senegal, May 25-28, 2021.  Force development engagements strengthen AFAFRICA’s relationships with partners like Senegal and provide an invaluable platform for ...
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