COVID-19 vaccination in Haiti
Haiti is one of the few countries in the world which is yet to vaccinate its citizens against COVID-19 as of June 2021. The Haitian government is yet to accept the free Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines offered by U.N backed COVAX due to safety and logistical concerns. The U.S. government has said that it would donate a portion of its six million doses for Haiti.
- "Coronavirus wave takes Haiti, yet to begin vaccinations, by surprise". Reuters. 2021-06-09. Retrieved 20 June 2021.
- "Haiti fights large COVID-19 spike as it awaits vaccines". AP NEWS. 2021-06-09. Retrieved 20 June 2021.
- "U.S. to send vaccines to Latin America, Caribbean as COVID cases and deaths are surging". Retrieved 20 June 2021.
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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.