The United States delivered a total of 336,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccines this Sunday while 277,340 doses of Moderna-type vaccine are also expected in Lebanon, indicates the United States Embassy in Lebanon as part of the COVAX program aimed at limiting the COVID19 coronavirus pandemic in Lebanon. . As a reminder, only one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary. 336,000 will thus be able to benefit from it, whereas the Moderna vaccine requires, like the Pfizer vaccine, which is an mRNA vaccine, a double dose. This is to support "the Lebanese government's national vaccination strategy against the COVID-19 pandemic, saving lives and ensuring the path of economic recovery and the long-term stability of its health system", specifies the communicated. The donations from the US government were made possible through close coordination between the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health, namely Minister Firass Abiad, UNICEF, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health, the US Embassy in Beirut and the Agency for International Development (USAID)Press release from the United States Embassy in Lebanon, December 19, 2021 This donation is included in the humanitarian aid program in Lebanon which currently amounts to 372 million dollars for the year 2021. Since 2019, the United States has provided humanitarian aid of $ 2.9 billion.