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US Senator Lauds India's Decision to Resume COVID-19 Vaccine Export

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Last Updated: September 29, 2021, 10:21 IST

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Senator Jim Risch.
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Senator Jim Risch. (AFP)

Senator Jim Risch encouraged India to ramp up to fulfil Covax and commercial orders.

A top Republican senator on Tuesday welcomed India’s decision to resume the export of COVID-19 vaccines. Senator Jim Risch, the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also urged India to increase the production of such vaccines so that it can meet its international obligations.

I welcome the announcement by #India that it will restart exporting COVID19 vaccines, Risch said in a tweet. I encourage India to ramp up to fulfil #COVAX and commercial orders, which is crucial for the entire Indo Pacific and the world, he added.

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first published:September 29, 2021, 10:21 IST
last updated:September 29, 2021, 10:21 IST