Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that the Indian pharmaceutical industry is not alone capable of producing COVID-19 vaccines for the country alone but it is capable of producing for the whole world. The Co-Chair and Trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Gates said that lot tremendous things were done in the Indian pharmaceutical Industry for COVID and other diseases too.
In the documentary ‘India’s War Against The Virus’ Bill Gates said that India also faces a huge crisis regarding the treatment in its Urban centres due to bulky population. Regarding the strength of Indian pharma industry Bill Gates says that India is one of the biggest suppliers to the world starting from Serum institute, Bio E, Bharat (Biotech), to many others.
Gates stated that India has joined the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and all of us are fighting to find a vaccine to end up the pandemic with low death rates. He also added that Gates Foundation has also a partnership with the government, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), and the department of biotechnology.
Gates said that since India is a huge population with urban centres overflowing the spread is faster and this is a great challenge to the country. On the other hand, it’s also the people and the officials are also cooperating to their best to fight the pandemic. Inspite of this the experts across the world are breaking their heads to find the vaccine.
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