Moldova is first European country to receive COVID-19 vaccines under COVAX

FILE PHOTO: Moldova's President Maia Sandu attends a news briefing with European Council President Charles Michel (not pictured) in Chisinau, Moldova February 28, 2021. REUTERS/Vladislav Culiomza/File Photo

CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova became the first European country to receive COVID-19 vaccines from the global COVAX scheme, Moldova President Maia Sandu said on Friday.

She said on Twitter the first batch of 14,400 doses arrived in Moldova last night.

(Reporting by Kyiv bureau; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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