The World’s biggest economy will be sharing as much as 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine with other countries in need, the WSJ reported.
- As much as 16 million doses could be available by June, but the U.S. has yet to identify recipients.
- The vaccines could be exported to other countries given the go signal of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has yet to authorize the drug in the United States.
- The manufacturer declined to comment on the recent development but said that the U.S. has the power to decide what to do with its supplies.
- President Joe Biden spoke to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the South Asian country reported a surge in infections.
- India reported 352,991 new cases on Monday to mark the fifth consecutive day that the country carved a record-high on single-day tallies.
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