The United States has reported that it will spend $ 3.2 billion on creating antiviral medicines for COVID-19 and get ready for other “pandemic dangers” – infections that can possibly cause pandemics
“Vaccines will continue to remain the ‘centrepiece of our arsenal’ against COVID-19,” Anthony Fauci, medical advisor to the U.S. President, said on Thursday, when he portrayed the program, called the Antiviral Program for Pandemics
He also added “However, antiviral can and are an important complement to existing vaccines, especially for individuals with certain conditions that might put them at a greater risk..”
And it also adds a line of defence against other unexpected emerging things, like variants of concern that we are currently dealing with…,”he said
The program tries to speed up the testing and authorisation of promising drugs and furthermore support the revelation of new particles by industry and the scholarly world, Dr Fauci said
55 million Vaccine doses will be allocated to other countries by the U.S ‘’ in the coming days“Jeffery Zients who is the country’s Coronavirus response coordinator said at the tuesday briefing.
These 55 million dosages are from a reserve of 80 million portions that the U.S. has focused on different nations.
“There’ll be an increasing number of shipments each and every week as we ramp up these efforts. The process to export the 80 million takes partnership in coordination with the receiving governments. But that’s well underway now,” said Jeffery Zients