The Quad leaders said in a joint statement after their meeting hosted by US President Joe Biden on Friday that we created the Quad Vaccine Expert Group, which includes top experts from our governments.
Quad, a group of four countries that has pledged to donate more than 1.2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world, has supplied about 79 million doses in the Indo-Pacific region. (File Photo)
Quad, a group of four countries that has pledged to donate more than 1.2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world, has supplied about 79 million doses in the Indo-Pacific region. Quad is a group of India, Australia, Japan and America. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, COVID-19 has so far infected 231,154,501 people in the world, while 4,737,927 people have died due to the epidemic.
“We created the Quad Vaccine Expert Group, which includes top experts from our governments,” Quad leaders said in a joint statement after their meeting hosted by US President Joe Biden on Friday. He has been given the responsibility of coordinating our plans for Indo-Pacific health security and COVID-19.
Pledge to donate 10.2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and US President Joe Biden said in a statement that in addition to funding vaccines through Kovax, the Quad group has donated 10.2 billion doses of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. resolved to do so. He said that till date we have supplied about 79 million doses to the Indo-Pacific countries under those commitments.
On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden said that the Quad partnership is on course to produce at least one billion doses of the anti-Covid-19 vaccine in India by 2022. Biden also said that nothing is more important than working together to defeat COVID-19, so the world is better prepared for future pandemics.
Work being done to speed up vaccine manufacturing – Joe Biden
Biden said in his address at the ‘Global Summit to End COVID-19’ that the US and its international partners are working to rapidly increase vaccine manufacturing in other countries around the world, so that those countries can also manufacture. Biden said that we are working with partner countries, pharmaceutical companies and other manufacturers to increase their capacity to produce and manufacture safe and highly effective vaccines in their countries.
For example, our quad partnerships with India, Japan and Australia are on course to help India produce at least 1 billion doses of the vaccine by the end of 2022 to boost global supply, he said. Also said that we are providing financing to strengthen manufacturing in South Africa.
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