First batch of vaccine supplies by June-end: Harris assures Modi

US Vice President Kamala Harris officially conveyed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that tens of thousands of doses of life-saving COVID-19 vaccines will be reaching India soon

First batch of vaccine supplies by June-end: Harris assures Modi

One phone call from US Vice President Kamala Harris on June 3 put India at ease as the world's biggest democracy – with images of ever-burning pyres, and patients gasping for oxygen writ large on its face – scrambled to procure vaccines for its covid-hit helpless population.

The Indian-origin leader spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which she officially conveyed to India about vaccines being sent under its Global Strategy for Vaccine Supply, under which India is expected to get the first batch of doses by the month-end.