India has now approved the order of supply hydroxychloroquine to Spain placed by Spanish government. The European country place orders for hydroxychloroquine which is being used to treat covid 19 patient and this medicine is game changer of coronavirus and it is being used in India to treat the patient and showing some positive responses even though it’s not the complete cure.
Earlier in the day, had a telephonic conversation with Spanish FM Arancha González.
A tweet on the talks by EAM said, “We agreed that effective COVID response requires global cooperation” and ‘India has responded positively to the urgent pharmaceutical requirement of Spain.” – External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar
It’s been confirmed in social media tweet but official notification is still to be given by India, it has looked at the Spanish order positively.
India has announced that it will supply licenced HCQ to countries which are worst impacted by Coronavirus. The focus will also be on the neighbourhood countries and fulfilling prior contractual obligations for there is enough supply.
Spain recorded around 1.5 lakh cases of coronavirus with around 14,000 deaths and is one of the worst impacted countries in not only Europe but around the world.
India received requests from about 30 countries for hydroxychloroquine – from the US to Brazil, countries in Europe, Gulf and ASEAN.
US has also ordered HCQ from India. The matter was discussed between PM Modi and US President during their talks on April 4. Letter in a press meet President Donald Trump mentioned that India will face retaliation if it fails to supply hydroxychloroquine to United States.