COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opened for Afghanistan Arrivals

Located near the airport receiving Afghan evacuees.

According to the World Health Organization, less than 5 percent of the Afghan population have been vaccinated against COVID-19. To prevent another outbreak, the U.S. has set up a mass vaccination site at the Dulles Expo Center in Virginia, located close to the airport where all those fleeing Afghanistan first arrive in the country.

“This operation has been stood up in real-time to ensure we are not wasting one minute, and making sure everyone arriving in the United States is able to enter the country safely and not spread COVID-19,” a White House official said. The operation is being run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the Federal Emergency Management Agency as they handle the vaccination process.
  • For officials of the DHS as they monitor the health threats in the midst of threats to refugees’ safety.
  • For President Biden as he trusts federal leaders to manage the many facets of this endeavor.

Sources: AP, The Hill


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