India will get 80 million anti-Covid-19 vaccines through the United Nations-backed ‘Kovax’ global vaccine sharing programme. A senior official of the US State Department gave this information.
Washington. India will get 80 million anti-Covid-19 vaccines through the United Nations-backed ‘Kovax’ global vaccine sharing programme. A senior official of the US State Department gave this information. US President Joe Biden announced on June 2 that his country would allocate around 19 million of the 25 million anti-Covid-19 vaccines from its stockpile to Africa through the Covax program along with South and Southeast Asian countries. The move is part of his administration’s aim to allocate 80 million vaccines worldwide by the end of June.
According to the information given by the White House, about 19 million vaccines will be allocated through Kovax. State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters at a news conference on Wednesday, “I don’t have exact information about when the vaccines will reach India. Obviously India will get 80 million vaccines and to my knowledge about 6 million vaccines have been given to this region. We know that India has been affected a lot by this pandemic and we have helped with these vaccines.
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Even before this announcement of sharing the vaccine helped. We have shown a commitment to work closely with our partners in India to help it deal with this epidemic. ” Responding to a question, he said that the Biden administration will help the government and people of India to deal with this epidemic. stands firm on its commitment to
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