The US has finally agreed to give raw materials to India for the Corona vaccine. He will also send medical equipment and protective gear in view of the deepening crisis of infection in India. There was all-round pressure on India’s help. There was a lot of criticism for stopping the supply of raw materials. He was being reminded of how India had supplied him the HCQ medicine under odd circumstances. Now President Joe Biden has given positive signals.
Biden said that just as India sent aid to the United States when the hospitals here were under deep stress during the initial wave of Corona, we are committed to helping India in this time of need. Prior to that, the US National Security Advisor (NSA) made an important statement.
US NSA Jake Sullivan said he had spoken to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and cases of the ever-growing Kovid-19 infection were discussed. He said that during this time the two officers agreed to be in close contact with each other. Jake said that America stands with India in this situation and we are providing more resources and supplies to help her.
US Senior Director for Press Emily Horn released the statement after the talks between the two countries. The United States has expressed sympathy for the growing transition in India. These two countries alone have the highest number of cases of Kovid-19 infection. Recalling 70 years of health partnership with India, America said that we have fought against smallpox, polio and HIV, we will still fight in the same way.
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. https://t.co/SzWRj0eP3y
– President Biden (@POTUS) April 25, 2021
The US said that it has identified the sources of raw materials that make the vaccine needed in India for the manufacture of the covishield vaccine immediately and supplies will be made available soon. At the same time, the United States has also said to provide therapeutics, rapid diagnosis test kits, ventilators and PPE, so that the frontline workers here can be protected and corona patients can be treated.
At the same time, the US is also considering oxygen production and supply related things. The Development Finance Corporation (DFC) of the US will provide financial support to enable BioE, which manufactures vaccines in India, to produce at least 100 million vaccine doses by the end of 2022. In addition, a team of experts from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and USAID will work with India there.
The committee of experts will also ensure that India can be helped as soon as possible with the Global Fund. US State Secretary Antony Blinken said that the people of India should provide additional assistance Will be provided. The US Chamber and Commerce also urged the White House to help India. He said that 40 million in US stock AstraZeneca There are vaccines that are not currently in use.