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India ban on COVID-19 vaccine exports pressured Biden to ship more doses overseas

India’s ban on vaccine exports likely factored into President Joe Biden’s decision this week to ship an additional 20 million COVID-19 vaccines overseas. By mid-March, vaccine facilities in India had produced over 60 million doses shipped worldwide. But the Indian government began restricting those exports as the coronavirus surged in India in late March. With… Read More »

‘Break the chain’: Fauci confronts India

Scientists have lashed the Indian government for “squandering” its early successes in managing the COVID-19 outbreak, in a blistering editorial in a top medical journal. The article in The Lancet said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempt “to stifle criticism” as the crisis escalates was “inexcusable”. It came as the top US infectious diseases expert… Read More »