Will donate ventilators to India, working together on coronavirus vaccine: Donald Trump : India
United States President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country will donate ventilators to India. Donald Trump also announced that the United States and India are cooperating on the coronavirus vaccine.
In a tweet, Donald Trump said, “I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our friends in India. We stand with India and @narendramodi during this pandemic. We’re also cooperating on vaccine development. Together we will beat the invisible enemy!”
I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our friends in India. We stand with India and @narendramodi during this pandemic. We’re also cooperating on vaccine development. Together we will beat the invisible enemy!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump May 15, 2020
Addressing media earlier in the day, Donald Trump had said that the United States is working with India on developing a vaccine for Covid-19. Donald Trump also praised Indian-Americans as “great” scientists and researchers.
Donald Trump said he is hopeful a Covid-19 vaccine would be available by the end of the year, and announced he was appointing a former pharmaceutical executive to spearhead the effort.
“I just got back a short while ago from India recently and we are working very much with India and we have a tremendous Indian population in the US and many of the people that you are talking about are working on the vaccine too. Great scientist and researchers,” Donald Trump told reporters.
“Yes. We are working very closely also with India,” Donald Trump said responding to a question.
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