Taiwan Receives 160,000 Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine from Slovakia.

A plane carrying 160,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Slovakia arrived at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Sunday, September 26.
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READ MORE: The shipment was donated by the Slovakian government as a gesture of goodwill in response to Taiwan providing various goods to the European nation to help fight the pandemic over the past year.

This is the second vaccine donation that Slovakia has sent to Taiwan.

Taiwan has received vaccine donations from various countries, including the U.S., Japan, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. (AP)

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