India to export 8 million COVID-19 jabs in October
NEW DELHI: India will export 8 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs by the end of October after ending its ban on sending doses abroad, a top foreign ministry official said Saturday (Sep 25). Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to resume exports at a meeting of leaders from the so-called Quad in Washington
NEW DELHI: India will export 8 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs by the end of October after ending its ban on sending doses abroad, a top foreign ministry official said Saturday (Sep 25).Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to resume exports at a meeting of leaders from the so-called Quad in Washington as India, Japan, Australia, and the US try to counter growing Chinese influence across the Asia-Pacific region.
Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla told reporters on Saturday that most of the 8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine will be sent to Asia-Pacific countries."This would be ready by the end of October. This is an immediate delivery, from the Quad into the Indo-Pacific region," Shringla told reporters.Read more: CNA »
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US sending Bangladesh extra 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses: White HouseWASHINGTON: The United States is shipping another 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to hard-hit Bangladesh, a White House official told AFP on Thursday (Sep 23), after the Biden administration announced a ramping up of global donations. The latest shipment - 2,508,480 Pfizer doses - brings