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The U.S. Sends Medical Supplies to Pakistan to Combat COVID-19

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The U.S. Sends Medical Supplies to Pakistan to Combat COVID-19:

Stopping COVID-19 is the United States administration’s first priority, and the United States will continue to lead the world in doing so. 

Amid the shortage of essential medical equipment, the U.S. Government has sent emergency medical supplies to Pakistan to support Pakistan in its fight against Coronavirus and to fulfil the urgent health needs throughout South Asian nations.

According to an official announcement on Thursday by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), a particular plane carrying medical supplies will deliver 1,200 pulse oximeters and about 340,000 personal protective accessories for healthcare staff in Pakistan to help Pakistan stem the fast-growing coronavirus pandemic.

As per an official statement, The Government of the U.S., through USAID, has sent emergency medical equipment to Pakistan and Srilanka and the Maldives to help save Lives and prevent the pandemic from spreading across South Asia.

Tweet By  U.S. Secretary Of State, Anthony Blinken:

 

“The U.S continues to support South Asia in responding to the COVID-19 crisis, and we are working non-stop to help manage the devastating effects of the pandemic. Today we’re dispatching an airlift of emergency medical supplies from 

@USAID to Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka”, the US Secretary of State Blinken wrote on Twitter.

The USAID press release said that the United States administration and Pakistan had worked side by side to fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, and “this donation is being made at Islamabad’s request” The United States Government had granted $40 million to Pakistan to deal with the Coronavirus crisis.

The U.S. Sends Medical Supplies to Pakistan to Combat COVID-19: The United States assistance, including the grant of 200 ventilators, has benefited more than 2.5 million Pakistanis, giving life-saving cures, strengthening case-finding and surveillance, and mobilising innovative financing to bolster emergency preparedness, the press release added.

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