Washington: The US has said that it is ready to sign a "comprehensive" memorandum of understanding to increase cooperation in the health sector with India. The US said that the cooperation between the two countries on the covid-19 pandemic is based on the decades-long successful partnership between the two countries in the field of health and biomedical research. On Monday, the number of deaths due to covid-19 infection in the US crossed five lakh.
According to John Hopkins University, there are a total of 28,184,218 cases of infection in the country and the number of deaths is 500,172. "We look forward to signing a memorandum of understanding between the two countries (India and the US) in the field of health," Foreign Ministry spokesman Ned Price said in his daily press conference on Monday. We are working together in the field of diagnosis, medicine, vaccines to deal with the disease (covid-19). ''
He said, "When it comes to the partnership between India and the United States on a wider issue, I would like to say that this cooperation between the two countries is based on the decades-long successful partnership in the field of health and biomedical research."