U.S. Sends Vaccine Supplies to Help India Fight Its Devastating COVID-19 Surge – but No Vaccines Yet
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U.S. Sends Vaccine Supplies to Help India Fight Its Devastating COVID-19 Surge – but No Vaccines Yet

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April 26, 2021

The U.S. will send India raw materials for vaccines and step up financing aid for Covid-19 shot production, joining European countries in pledging to help stem the world’s biggest surge in cases.


New Delhi, 26 April 2021

 “Just as India sent assistance to the United States as our hospitals were strained early in the pandemic, we are determined to help India in its time of need,” President Joe Biden tweeted on Sunday. As per news report of time.com, material needed to produce Covishield, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine made in India, has been identified and “will immediately be made available,” Emily Horne, a spokesperson for U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, said in a statement. Sullivan spoke by phone Sunday with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, according to the statement, and the pair agreed to stay in close touch.

Source -time.com

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