Skip to comments."Will Not Be Forgotten": Trump Thanks India For Allowing Key Drug Export [29million doses shipped to US]
Posted on 04/09/2020 2:04:21 PM PDT by nwrep
Washington: Extraordinary times require even closer cooperation between friends, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, thanking India after the government allowed the United States to buy 29 million doses of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug believed effective in the treatment of coronavirus. "Extraordinary times require even closer cooperation between friends. Thank you India and the Indian people for the decision on HCQ. Will not be forgotten! Thank you Prime Minister @NarendraModi for your strong leadership in helping not just India, but humanity, in this fight!" the American President tweeted.
On Wednesday, Mr Trump confirmed that the first shipment of a total of 29 million doses of the drug was on its way from three factories in Gujarat to the United States, reports news agency PTI.
"I want to thank Prime Minister Modi of India for allowing us to have what we requested for the problem arose and he was terrific. We will remember it," Mr Trump later told reporters at his daily White House news conference on coronavirus on Wednesday.
Modi and Trump have a unique relationship.
How many more H1Bs do we really want.
ANd I trust President Trump to keep his word.
I’m sure this makes India very happy.
Dr. Fauci must be pissed. An added benefit.
They owe us big time anyway.
They owe us big time anyway.
Whatever happened to the HCQ trial in New York, begun nearly two weeks ago?
No results until day 28 of the test.
In this situation, how many would you accept?
India loves our President.. as do we!
Will President Trump send enough HCQ to the states even though Dr. Fauci doesn’t like HCQ? I heard the president is holding this drug back somewhat. Is that true?
the USA has simply got to STOP being a beggar nation, begging others to PLEASE let us buy stuff we need
the companies making hydroxychloroquine in India are U.S. companies that are not being allowed to export the products that they own from India, and relying on personal relationships is simply not good enough in the long run for the United States to be a secure nation.
We thus need a new superpower initiative in which the United States isnt just the biggest energy producer in the world, and the biggest food producer and exporter in the world, but we also MUST become the biggest pharmaceutical manufacturer in the world (including full vertical integration of precursor supply), and thereby transform ourselves into the largest exporter of pharmaceuticals in the world as well.
Its not good enough to just be self-sufficient in food and energy production and a world exporter of surpluses of those essential products, but the same HAS to be true with pharmaceuticals too: the United States of America MUST become the nation that all the other nations turn to for their pharmaceuticals, instead of us remaining the nation that turns to others for our medications.
Energy and food self-sufficiency are not sufficient to maintain national security as long as we remain a beggar nation when it comes to relying on other nations to supply our healthcare system.
True national security stands on four legs: military power, energy self-sufficiency, food self-sufficiency, and healthcare self-sufficiency.
India will become our new and best ally to replace the murdering ChiComs.
I heard the president is holding this drug back somewhat. Is that true?
BS! I heard that people saying, that were getting paid, by Biden.
-Negative 60 thousand and let us produce the drug without the over regulated federal oversight. The needless, redundant federal burden was designed to decrease competition and give sweetheart deals.
The deaths from COVID are not 2.2 million, its time to start acting like that.. even with the CDC mandating that deaths be counted as Covid even if your 79 year old heart arrested but you have a fever.
How many Chinese doctoral candidates do you want here?
Not either, or but really, who do you want to align wit
Wow, when you put it like yhat, you are right bring in 2 million h1bs, to save us.
Or, you could stop us universities from making getting a doctoral degree here identical to getting one in india, minus the caste system.
Why not citizen choldren instead.. i know you only have a binary way of thinking about this..
But do you really think us universities are not tearing down American citizens by claiming only indians, middle easterners and chinese are academically superior.
Academia has been hell bent on destroying American traditions aggressively since the 1950s.
No, they are not US companies. They are Indian companies. Zydus Pharma, Ipca Labs and Vital Labs. A fourth, Mangalam Pharma is gearing up.
Also, your contention that a US company anywhere can supply what it makes even if the host country bans its export, is not valid. That company would be an Indian registered company with American ownership. It has to follow the laws of the country it operates in.
We dont need 29 million doses...or even 290,000 for this overblown mass panic. But Trump will reward our Indian economic enemy with more American job-destroying H1-Bs just the same.
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