Rajiv Nath, who heads India’s largest syringe manufacturing facility, says he’s turning down as many as 40 requests for syringes from the world over.
Mr Nath’s Hindustan Syringes & Medical Gadgets (HMD) is in large demand now as nations attempt to ramp up vaccination towards Covid-19.
The manufacturing facility is at the moment producing some 4 million syringes a day however Mr Nath says that is nonetheless not sufficient on condition that the world wants 10 billion syringes to vaccinate simply 60% of its inhabitants.
He hopes that higher coordination between the WHO, governments and syringe makers will easy the best way going ahead.
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