US to deliver $100m in supplies to India in coming days for coronavirus relief


The US has redirected its order for AstraZeneca manufacturing supplies to India

  • This will be enough for India to make over 20m vaccine doses
  • US to also supply for the first lot of Remdesivir antiviral drug (treatment), 20K courses

Info via Reuters

And more:

The US is sending:

  • 1,100 refillable oxygen cylinders
  • 1,700 oxygen concentrators
  • 15 million N95 masks
  • a million Covid tests

These amounts are a drop in the ocean for India (the population is nearly 1.4bn people) but its a start.

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