“India Has a Lot of Capability There” – Bill Gates

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“India Has a Lot of Capability There” – Bill Gates
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Appreciating the potential and strength of the Indian pharma industry, Bill Gates said, “India has a lot of capacity there — with the drug and vaccine companies that are huge suppliers to the entire world.” Source: Hindustan Times.  

Continuing this speech, the Co-Chair, Trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said- “very important things have been done” in India and its pharma companies are working well “to help make the coronavirus vaccine building on other great capacities that they have used for other diseases,” Source: Hindustan Times. 

Further, Gates said- “India has a lot of capacity there — with the drug and vaccine companies that are huge suppliers to the entire world. You know, more vaccines are made in India than anywhere– starting with Serum Institute, that’s the largest.” Source: Hindustan Times. 

“But (there are) also Bio E, Bharat (Biotech), many others. They are doing work to help make the coronavirus vaccine, building on other great capacities that they have used for other diseases.” He added—source: Hindustan Times. 

Giving a speech in a documentary – COVID-19: India’s War Against the Virus. This documentary premiered on Discovery Plus on Thursday evening. Gates addressed India’s health challenges due to the size of urban centers and the increasing population. 

Gates said- “But (there are) also Bio E, Bharat (Biotech), many others. They are doing work to help make the coronavirus vaccine, building on other great capacities that they have used for other diseases.” Source: Hindustan Times. 

While informing everyone that Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a “partner with the government, particularly with the department of biotechnology, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the office of the principal scientific advisor provide advice and help about getting these tools going.” Source: Hindustan Times. 

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Source: Hindustan Times