World’s biggest vaccine producer blames Biden’s embargo on crucial raw materials for crippling production of Covid-19 jabs

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The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, the Serum Institute of India (SII), has called on President Joe Biden to lift a months-long export ban on critical raw materials that is hindering its production of Covid-19 shots.

In a tweet tagging Biden’s official Twitter handle on Friday, SII Chief Executive Adar Poonawalla said, “If we are to truly unite in beating this virus, on behalf of the vaccine industry outside the US, I humbly request you to lift the embargo of raw material exports out of the US so that vaccine production can ramp up. Your administration has the details.”

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