Democratic Party of India MP Ro Khanna said that steps need to be taken immediately. He said that Biden Administration can provide additional doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to India.
US President Joe Biden
A Democratic lawmaker of Democratic origin in the US welcomed the US government’s decision to provide assistance to India in dealing with the corona virus, but said that mere symbolicism or speaking support does not work. Will work. He said that the Biden Administration should take steps.
There is a second wave of epidemic in India where more than three lakh cases of infections are coming every day for the last few days. In many states, there has been a shortage of medical oxygen and beds in hospitals. Indian-origin MP Raja Krishnamurthy said that the Biden administration has committed that it will supply raw materials to the Indian manufacturer of the Kovishield vaccine. This is a welcome decision.
The Biden administration is being criticized
He said, however, that only symbolic or half-baked steps or speaking together will not work. We should take action. The Biden administration has been criticized by many circles, including Democratic Party members and supporters, for not providing additional doses of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine to India.
Following criticism, US National Security Advisor (NSA) Jack Sullivan spoke to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on the telephone on Sunday. Democratic Party of India MP Ro Khanna said that international cooperation and humanitarian aid is the hallmark of progressive foreign policy. He said that steps need to be taken immediately. Khanna said that the Biden administration may provide additional doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to India.
America stands with India
On the other hand, the US ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday that Washington will work 24 hours to help India facing a ‘catastrophic’ rise in cases of COVID-19 and supplies raw materials, ventilators, oxygen production for vaccines. And is working on providing every help including financial assistance for vaccination expansion.
Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield said in a virtual conference that I want to take a minute to tell about the terrible situation in India. The recent increase in the cases of COVID-19 there is quite terrible. America stands with the people of India. He said that the US is doing all it can to provide India with all the help, including raw materials for vaccines, ventilators, oxygen production supplies, quick test kits and financial assistance for vaccination expansion.
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