Why is India called the world’s pharmacy? Here are 160 million reasons

India has received specific requests for the vaccine from nearly 60 countries that are home to one-fifth of humanity, an external affairs ministry official said.

India’s foreign ministry is working on a plan to supply over 160 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to 60 countries and Unicef by the end of March, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. The vaccine supplies include about 10 million doses in gifts, which in the first round, focused on India’s extended neighbourhood.

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