23 January 2021
The World Health Organisation has thanked India for “continued support” in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. India has been helping in Pandemic since start. India has sent vaccines to countries in the South Asia and to others countries like Brazil and Morocco. South Africa will also receive the vaccine soon.
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tweeted, “Thank you #India and Prime Minister @narendramodi for your continued support to the global #COVID19 response. Only if we #ACTogether, including sharing of knowledge, can we stop this virus and save lives and livelihoods.”
India dispatched two million doses of Covishield vaccines to Brazil on Friday. Covishield is being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. It has been developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. Countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives have got over 3.2 million doses of vaccine in total from India. India will donate Vaccine to Mauritius, Myanmar and Seychelles after this and then Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will follow.
India has been providing support in Pandemic since start and now donating Vaccines to neighbourhood countries.