US administration announced, India will get corona vaccine through COVAX facility
President Joe Biden said that the US would provide the corona vaccine to South and Southeast Asia as well as Africa through the Covax facility. Globally 80 million vaccines are to be shared by the end of June.
India will receive a portion of the remaining 80 million (80 million) coronavirus vaccines through the United Nations-backed COVAX Global Vaccine Sharing Program, a senior State Department official to President Joe Biden announced. .
On June 2, President Joe Biden announced that the US would allocate 75 percent of the coronavirus vaccines from its stock—about 19 million of the first tranche of 25 million doses—through the United Nations-backed Covax global vaccine sharing program. It will be given a B in South and Southeast Asia as well as Africa. The administration aims to share 80 million (80 million) vaccines globally by the end of June.
According to the White House fact sheet, around 19 million (1.9 crore) vaccines will be shared through COVAX. State Department spokesman Ned Price said at a news conference that I do not have specific details about when vaccines will be shipped to India. Of course, India will receive a portion of those 80 million (80 million) vaccines through Covax.
Price said that we know that India has suffered a lot from this epidemic. We reiterate our commitment to work together with our partners in India to overcome this pandemic. The US has supplied life-saving supplies worth approximately US$100 million (100 million) in recent weeks. He said that the Biden government will continue to fully commit to helping the people of India overcome this pandemic.
India is currently witnessing the second wave of the corona virus pandemic. Till date, more than 2.90 crore cases have been registered in the country, including 3,53,528 deaths. Countries like India facing severe vaccine shortage were under pressure to send additional vaccines of the corona virus.