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US defends restrictions on export of COVID-19 vaccine raw materials

 

  • Defending US' restrictions on the export of key raw materials for the manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine that threatens to slow India's vaccination drive, a senior State Department official has said the Biden administration's first obligation is to take care of the requirements of the American people. 
  • State Department spokesperson Ned Price said: Number one, we have a special responsibility to the American people. Number two, the American people, this country has been hit harder than any other country around the world.