White House Press Secretary Jane Saki said that the United States has deep sympathy for the people of India struggling with the global epidemic.
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The White House said on Friday that the US is working closely with it to identify ways to help India overcome the COVID-19 crisis. White House Press Secretary Jane Saki said in her daily press conference that the United States has deep sympathy for the people of India struggling with the global epidemic. Also working closely with Indian officials at the political and expert level to identify ways to help deal with the crisis.
Meanwhile, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top medical advisor on epidemics of the administration of US President Joe Biden, said that America is trying to help India in dealing with the epidemic. Also, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with its counterpart agency in India to provide technical support.
Meanwhile, many US lawmakers have expressed concern over the unprecedented increase in the cases of COVID-19 in India and have requested the Biden administration to provide all necessary help to India. Democratic Party MP Edward Markey said in a tweet, “We have all the resources to help the needy people and it is our moral responsibility as well. ”
He said that India has received the highest number of corona virus infections in the world in a single day. Markey said, “Earth Day is for the betterment of the earth and everyone.” America has more vaccines but we are refusing to provide it to countries like India. ”
Speaker of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, MP Gregory Meeks said that he is worried about the situation in India due to the epidemic. MP Haley Stevens said that she wants to consoles the people of India struggling with the COVID-19 epidemic. Stevens said, “I pray for the families facing the epidemic in India and urge the international community to coordinate so that the people can be helped there.”
Indian MP Ro Khanna shared a tweet by public health expert Ashish K Jha saying, “COVID-19 in India is in terrible condition. People are also having difficulty in giving vaccines. The United States has 3.5 to 40 million additional doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which will never be used. Can we deliver them to India? This will help them. ”
Economist and epidemiologist Ramanan Lakshminarayanan has written in the New York Times that India’s health structure has been on the verge of collapse with the second wave and the lives and livelihoods of millions of people are at stake. The Wall Street Journal has said that patients are being denied hospitalization in New Delhi and other cities affected by the infection and there has been a shortage of oxygen, beds and other medical items.
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