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India Delivered Medicines To 150 Nations Amid Pandemic: PM Modi At WEF

Mumbai: Addressing the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India delivered essential medicines to over 150 countries when airspace in many nations was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

When the airspace was closed in many countries, India moved more than one lakh citizens to other countries and delivered essential medicines to more than 150 countries,” the Prime Minister said.

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Addressing the World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos Dialogue via video conferencing, the Prime Minister said that India launched the Vanda Bharat Mission to send people back to their homes during the COVID-19 epidemic when airspace was closed in many countries “In these tough times, India has been undertaking its global responsibility from the beginning.

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“India is saving people’s lives by sending COVID vaccines to many other countries in the world and developing the infrastructure needed for vaccination,” he said.

He said that India would vaccinate 300 million elderly and co-morbid people against COVID-19 in the next few months. The Prime Minister said that there are two ‘Made in India’ vaccines against coronaviruses and many more vaccines will come from India in the coming times.

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The Prime Minister said, “In just 12 days, India has vaccinated over 2.3 million health workers. In the next few months, we will achieve our goal of immunizing 300 million elderly and people with comrades.”

“There are two ‘Made in India’ vaccines in India right now. The World Economic Forum will be relieved to know that many more vaccines will come from India in the coming years,” he said.

India began a nationwide vaccination drive against the coronavirus on January 16. An estimated 3 crore people will be vaccinated in the first phase in the largest vaccination drive in the world

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