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COVID-19 vaccination | US to send 20 million AstraZeneca doses to India: Report

Earlier reports said the US had 10 million of the vaccine doses in stock and was expected to manufacture another 50 million by June.

April 30, 2021 / 09:03 AM IST
The agreement is for 20 million AstraZeneca doses

The agreement is for 20 million AstraZeneca doses

The United States will send 20 million doses of its spare AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to India. It has also agreed to divert ‘sufficient’ Millipore filters to India so that the country can boost domestic production of up to 18 million more doses of the vaccine.

Further, the US will be sending 17 oxygen generator plants and 20,000 doses of Remdesivir in its first tranche of supplies expected over this week and the next, The Economic Times reported.

The agreement is for 20 million AstraZeneca doses, but a timeline is “yet to be specified”, sources told the paper.

Moneycontrol could not independently verify the report.