Quad nations on track to produce 1 billion doses of Covid vaccine: US – News Vibe24

    Quad nations on track to produce 1 billion doses of Covid vaccine: US - Times of India
    Washington: Four countries are well on their way to producing at least 1 billion doses of Covid vaccine in India by the end of 2022, the White House said here, as it reiterated its commitment to provide free piercing to needy people around the world without any commitment.
    The Quad Group includes Australia, India, Japan and the United States.
    In March, Quad leaders, in their first virtual summit, pledged to provide one billion vaccines in Southeast Asia.
    “Our partnership with Quad is well on its way to helping produce at least 1 billion doses of Covid vaccines in India for Asia by the end of 2022,” White House spokeswoman Jen Akiaki told reporters at daily press conference. ‘
    He said the United States has so far provided 110 million vaccines worldwide.
    “This is more than any other country has shared. We have also made it clear that this is the beginning and we have also started donating the 500 million doses of Pfizer we have bought. We will start donating them later this month,” he said. . .
    Arguing that the United States has taken “far more” action globally than any other country, he urged the world community to step up.
    “We have seen some energy in the G7. More needs to be done,” he said, adding that according to health experts, another 11 billion doses were needed.
    “So I think our effort will continue to make this a first and central discussion in world meetings, whether it is the UNGA or the G20 or future meetings, because it will require all the richest countries in the world,” he said. “including the United States, to intensify, to increase vaccine donations, to increase production capacity,” she added.
    The United States, he said, can not only provide vaccines to its own people, but also donate them to other countries.
    “We believe we can do both. We also have enough stock in this country to ensure that every American has access to a vaccine. We will have enough stock to ensure that the FDA decides that boosters are recommended for a portion of the “We believe we can do both and we do not have to make that choice,” he said.

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