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Biden A Killer - Indian Corona Deaths

by Oui Tue Apr 20th, 2021 at 12:51:44 PM EST

The outrageous Defense Production Act still blocking necessary raw materials for Indian Serum Institute COVID-19 vaccine production. Have you no shame?

What's the goal of Biden's White House ... serving Big Pharma in AmericaFirst?

Shortage of vaccine raw materials, SII CEO to Biden: End export embargo

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla Friday urged US President Joe Biden to lift the embargo on export of raw materials needed to ramp up production of Covishield and Covovax, the Covid-19 vaccines it is making in India.


In a Twitter post, tagging the US President, Poonawalla said: "Respected @POTUS, if we are to truly unite in beating this virus, on behalf of the vaccine industry outside the U.S., I humbly request you to lift the embargo of raw material exports out of the U.S. so that vaccine production can ramp up. Your administration has the details."

Indian government officials have raised the issue with their US counterparts in Delhi and Washington DC to allow ingredients crucial for vaccine manufacturing. Taranjit Sandhu, India's ambassador to the US, has flagged the issue to officials in the US administration.

India's Covid-19 crisis has gone from bad to catastrophic in just a fortnight

In just two weeks, India's second wave of Covid-19 has become disastrous.

The country, which was reporting less than 15,000 cases a day just last month, has been seeing over 200,000 Covid-19 infections a day since April 15. Yesterday (April 19), India reported 273,810 new Covid-19 infections and 1,619 deaths--both highest single-day spikes. That takes the active Covid-19 caseload tally up to nearly 2 million.

The current wave started in the western states of Maharashtra and Gujarat and has now engulfed almost the entire country.

Delhi, for instance, had only around 2,800 new infections on April 1, and active infections stood at 10,498. Yesterday, it recorded 25,462 infections and an active caseload of 74,941. That amounts to a 900% increase in new infections and a 700% increase in active cases in just 18 days.

Indian vaccine maker asks US to ease export curbs | AP News |

Boris Johnson pilfering 10M Covax doses

#MeToo and Indian Vaccinations

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Covid: India sees world's highest daily cases amid oxygen shortage | BBC News |

by Oui on Thu Apr 22nd, 2021 at 12:27:25 PM EST
Will Gov. DeSantos reach out to bless this man and pardon his sins?

4 Bradenton men indicted on charges of selling 'miracle' toxic COVID-19 cure | Baynews |

Prosecutors say the Grenons also allegedly threatened a federal judge that they would "pick up guns" and instigate "a Waco" should the government attempt to enforce court orders that halted their distribution of their product, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a news release.

The indictment charges each of the Grenons with one count of conspiracy to commit fraud and two counts of criminal contempt, the news release said. If convicted, they face up to life imprisonment.

Trump's Religion: Bleach As Sacrament from Heaven - April 23, 2020

But, but our "bishop" in the White House endorsed it on TV with Ms Birx present in amazement!

Shameless: The High Priests of Snake Oil Offer Miracle Cures | ABC News - Oct. 28, 2016 |

Its "health ministers" pay $450 to become ordained. And medical experts say its "miracle cure" for virtually every disease is little more than a kind of industrial bleach.

Our President ...

DOJ District So. Florida: Family Indicted for Selling Toxic Bleach as Fake "Miracle" Cure

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 07:56:12 AM EST
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#COVIDSOS: Indian Twitter becomes a platform of hope amid despair | Al Jazeera |

After spending hours fruitlessly calling government helplines in a search for a hospital bed for a critically ill COVID-19 patient, Indian lawyer Jeevika Shiv posted an SOS request on Twitter.

"Serious #covid19 patient in #Delhi with oxygen level 62 needs immediate hospital bed," Shiv, part of a 350-member COVID-19 volunteer Medical Support Group, said on Twitter late last week.

Daily cases rises now above 315,000

India is reporting more than 250,000 new COVID-19 cases a day in its worst phase of the pandemic. Hospitals are turning away patients and supplies of oxygen and medicines are running short.

In response, people are bypassing the conventional lines of communication and turning to Twitter to crowdsource help for oxygen cylinders, hospital beds and other requirements.

The result is hoarding of supplies and not getting help were it's needs most urgently.

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Self-reliance for Survival Mode

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 08:51:10 AM EST
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Transport Oxygen Tankers by Air Cargo

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 08:53:07 AM EST
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India posts world record COVID cases with oxygen running out | Reuters India |

India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope.

Health officials across northern and western India, including the capital, New Delhi, said they were in crisis, with most hospitals full and running out of oxygen.

Some doctors advised patients to stay at home, while a crematorium in the eastern city of Muzaffarpur said it was being overwhelmed with bodies, and grieving families had to wait their turn. A crematorium east of Delhi built funeral pyres in its parking lot.

"Right now there are no beds, no oxygen. Everything else is secondary," said Shahid Jameel, a virologist and director of the Trivedi School of Biosciences at Ashoka University.

"The infrastructure is crumbling."

Television showed images of people with empty oxygen cylinders crowding refilling facilities, hoping to save relatives in hospital.

"INDIA WEEPS"

Another 2,104 people died in the space of a day, taking India's cumulative toll to 184,657, according to the health ministry data. The previous record rise in cases was in the United States, which had 297,430 new cases on one day in January, though its infection rate has since fallen sharply.

 

A mass cremation of victims who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen at a crematorium ground in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2021. Picture taken with a drone.

MORE INFECTIOUS VARIANTS

New, more infectious variants of the virus, in particular a "double mutant" variant (B.1.617) that originated in India, have helped accelerate the surge, but many also blame the politicians.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government ordered an extensive lockdown in the early stages of the pandemic but has been wary of the economic costs of more tough restrictions.

EXCLUSIVE India to get Russia's Sputnik V vaccine only by end-May

Desperation all across the globe as the rich nations with vaccine supplies attempt to resell their overdosis on the global marketplace ... US - UK - Israel - The Netherlands ...

Massive opportunities with digital media to communicate across the planet ... every day similar to the biblical era of the Tower of Babel ... people talk but don't listen and understand the needs of the other!

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 09:59:24 AM EST
#IndiaFightsCorona - COVID-19 Tracker

#𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐀𝐗𝐈𝐍 has been found to effectively neutralize the double mutant strain as well.

Covid-19: Bharat Biotech scales up manufacturing of Covaxin to support vaccination campaigns

Bharat Biotech announced the Covaxin capacity expansion to support vaccination campaigns in India and worldwide amid the surge in COVID-19 cases. Currently, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech is producing 4 million doses of Covaxin a month, while Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) is producing 60 million doses of Covishield.

Brazilian govt's 20 million dose order is still active: Bharat Biotech

Following the denial of certificate for good manufacturing practices (GMP) by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin (Covid-19 vaccine), the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker said, the requirements pointed out during inspection will be fulfilled, the timelines for fulfilment is under discussion with the Brazil National Regulatory Authority and will be resolved soon.

Bad manufacturing practices not just in Trump's Emergent BioSolutions in Baltimore, but also in Modi's India.

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 10:30:45 AM EST
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Like minded "leaders" claiming the British rhetoric of Winston Churchill First Lord of the Admiralty.

      "We shall fight [the COVID-19] on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."

      Winston Churchill speaking to Parliament on June 4, 1940 [COVID amendment by JSA]

Winston Churchill delivered the preceding quote in a speech to Parliament during one of the blackest moments in the long history of the English people and its British Commonwealth.

So the world suffers from the variants from South Africa, Brazil, Great Britain and now the India "double variant" ... keep those vaccine doses coming ... booster shot 2021 - booster shot 2022 - booster shot 2023 ... get your orders in please.

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 10:49:56 AM EST
COVID-19 spawns vaccine wars | Medical Xpress |

When Australia, India, Japan and the US--countries strategically allied under the so-called Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialog)--switched focus to fighting COVID-19, it was seen as one more of the several 'proxy wars' spawned by the pandemic.

The 'Quad Vaccine,' announced at a virtual summit of the leaders of the four countries on 12 March, is based on a vaccine developed by the US transnational, Johnson & Johnson, produced by India's Biological E Limited, and funded by the other two partners. The plan is to churn out a billion doses by the end of 2022.

Vishnu Prakash, commentator on security issues and former member of India's diplomatic corps, tells SciDev.Net that the Quad has a "focused agenda of raising the cost of misadventure in the region by any expansionist power".

While Prakash and other commentators carefully refrain from naming any country as the focus of Quad, there is little doubt that the expansionist power in question is China.

Says Pankaj Mohan, a leading academic who specializes in Chinese and East Asian studies: "Chinese media have been vocal against the 'Asian NATO' and, notably, the Global Times on 13 March talked about COVID-19 vaccines being used to weaken China's influence in the whole region."

Srikanth Kondapalli, professor in Chinese studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, says that while China is acknowledged as 'factory to the world', India has long had an advantage when it came to the manufacture of drugs and vaccines so that it has a reputation for being 'the world's pharmacy'.

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 11:12:02 AM EST
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Indian police clamp curbs on media coverage of gun battles in occupied Kashmir | Dawn News |

After receiving a supply of Indian vaccines and delivering princess Latifa to the Sheikh of Dubai ...

Pakistani, Indian officials held talks in Dubai over Kashmir

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 11:55:03 AM EST
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China 'Ready' to Help India Fight COVID-19 Crisis Amid U.S. Vaccine Materials Ban | Newsweek |

China has offered to help India fight its worsening COVID-19 crisis as the United States continues to ban exports of vaccines for the coronavirus disease.

India marked a world record surge of more than 300,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day as the nation of some 1.3 billion people scrambled to curb the spread of the illness and treat those already infected despite dwindling resources. The situation has prompted international concern, including from neighbouring China.

"The COVID-19 pandemic is a common enemy of all mankind that necessitates international solidarity and mutual assistance," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin told reporters. "China takes note of the recent grave situation in India with a temporary shortage of anti-epidemic medical supplies."

Having long remained non-aligned throughout the Cold War, though close with the former Soviet Union, India has begun to foster warmer ties with the West, and especially the United States. The trend comes at a time when Washington sought to shore up its ties in Asia to counter Beijing's rise.

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by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 12:26:22 PM EST
Adar Poonawalla, CEO and owner of vaccine maker Serum Institute of India, recently issued a personal appeal to Biden on social media.

Asked earlier in the week about these details, State Department spokesperson Ned Price declined to discuss the specifics of the matter but spoke broadly as to the U.S. point of view, which has been expressed by President Joe Biden and Secretary Antony Blinken.

"President Biden, Secretary Blinken, they're deeply focused on the issue of expanding global vaccination, manufacturing, and delivery - all of which will be critical to ending the pandemic," Price said. "Secretary Blinken consistently makes the point that as long as the virus is out of control, is uncontained anywhere around the world, whether that is here in the United States, whether that is elsewhere, it continues to present a risk to the American people."

Biden admin criticized for not releasing surplus COVID-19 vaccines to India

Delivery of SinoVac vaccines comes with propaganda ...

America, it's time to cleanse your own stains | China Global Times |

From earlier posts ...

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Anti-US sentiment explodes as Joe Biden, Kamala Harris remain cold to New Delhi's needs | India Times |

In a shock push again in opposition to the America first argument, the US Chamber of Commerce on Friday urged the administration to urgently ship vaccines to international locations badly affected by Covid-19, warning "nobody is secure from the pandemic till we're all secure from it."

"The US Chamber strongly encourages the administration to launch the tens of millions of AstraZeneca vaccine doses in storage - in addition to different life-saving assist - for cargo to India, Brazil, and different nations hard-hit by the pandemic," USCC's govt vice chairman Myron Sensible stated, including, "These vaccine doses is not going to be wanted within the United States, the place it's estimated that vaccine producers might be in a position produce sufficient doses by early June to vaccinate each American."

by Oui on Mon Apr 26th, 2021 at 12:21:15 PM EST
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Even former administration officers and Democratic Occasion stalwarts urged the Biden White Home to answer India's wants. "India's present wave requires speedy assist from America and the worldwide group.

Nisha Biswal is a former US assistant secretary of state for South Asia within the Obama administration. Statement by U.S. Chamber of Commerce ...

by Oui on Mon Apr 26th, 2021 at 12:22:11 PM EST
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By one account, almost half -- 48 per cent -- of all vaccine doses administered to date have gone to simply 16 per cent of the world's inhabitants in high-income international locations, undermining the WHO's effort to forestall vaccine inequity.

Coronavirus: WHO chief criticizes 'shocking' global vaccine divide | BBC News |

There's additionally sharp criticism of the US for placing a premium on patents forward of saving lives at a crucial time. Earlier this week, Oxfam launched a letter signed by greater than 100 former heads of state and Nobel laureates calling on President Biden to waive intellectual property rights for coronavirus vaccines and "put the collective proper to security for all forward of the industrial monopolies of the few."

There's additionally the inevitable left-right politics infecting the talk. Some in India's right-wing are nostalgically recalled the Trump administration's assist for New Delhi on numerous points whereas excoriating the Biden-Harris dispensation, despite the fact that it was Trump who instituted the America first coverage, together with within the combat in opposition to the pandemic.

Exploring the Covid-19 vaccine IP waiver proposal at the WTO

by Oui on Mon Apr 26th, 2021 at 12:23:10 PM EST
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by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 09:10:05 PM EST

Germany, EU, US pledge help for India amid deadly COVID wave | DW News |

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 09:11:10 PM EST

Nothing about lifting the export ban of basic ingredients needed to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines in India. What about patent relief ... Big Pharma is untouchable.

by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 09:13:57 PM EST
by Oui on Sun Apr 25th, 2021 at 09:14:36 PM EST

Digital age of real and fake. Is this tweet produced by AI? A template where only the blanks need to be filled out.

by Oui on Mon Apr 26th, 2021 at 12:34:46 PM EST
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by Oui on Fri Apr 30th, 2021 at 02:46:24 AM EST
India-China Relations

Big Pharma Refuses to Lift Patents on the Covid-19 Vaccines the World Desperately Needs

In October 2020, India and South Africa submitted a petition asking that the World Trade Organization waive the intellectual property rules relating to Covid-19 that currently restrict nations from manufacturing their own versions of any patented Covid-19 vaccines and drugs without a voluntary license deal.

by Oui on Sat May 1st, 2021 at 08:26:00 AM EST

Once again migrant workers in poor housing condition are left behind .. I'm certain their contribution to spreading the virus cannot be denied!

by Oui on Mon May 3rd, 2021 at 11:27:47 AM EST

Coronavirus digest: US to launch trade talks on vaccine distribution | DW |

"Intellectual property rights is part of the problem. But really, manufacturing is the biggest problem.

We have a factory here in the US that has the full intellectual property rights to make the vaccine. They aren't making doses because the factory has problems."

Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Not Yet Approved

Pfizer said it is in talks with the Indian government over an "expedited approval pathway" for its COVID-19 vaccine.

"Unfortunately, our vaccine is not registered in India although our application was submitted months ago," Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said.

"We are currently discussing with the Indian government an expedited approval pathway to make our Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available for use in the country."

by Oui on Mon May 3rd, 2021 at 02:11:44 PM EST
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Pandemic and Suffering 16 Mos. So Late!

by Oui on Wed May 5th, 2021 at 08:32:42 PM EST
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