On Friday, the first meeting of the leaders of the group of so-called “quad” countries announced financing agreements to promote Vaccines Against Coronavirus On India, A government official said The us To Reuters
The financing agreements will be between the United States, Japan and others, and will focus exclusively on companies and institutions in India that operate with US pharmaceutical companies Novaxax and Johnson and johnsonSaid, the officer, who refused to be identified.
The goal of the Quad Alliance initiative, which includes the United States, India, Japan I Australia, According to the official, will be to reduce manufacturing delays, accelerate vaccination and defeat some mutations of the coronavirus.
“The idea is that the faster the vaccination can happen, the more we can defeat some of these mutations. Therefore, it is a capability that will be available throughout this year, and it will collectively increase our capacity.
The official said that part of the additional vaccine production capacity built in India will be used for vaccination programs in countries in South East Asia.
The White House on Tuesday announced earlier that US President Joe Biden would attend an online quad meeting on Friday, the first meeting of the group’s leaders, seen as part of China’s growing economic and military balance efforts.