To Help India Now We Must Act Against Vaccine Apartheid

INDIA IS FACING A COVID CRISIS.

Tell your representatives to stop contributing to Vaccine Apartheid. Urge Congress to lift restrictions on COVID vaccines, vaccine ingredients, and patents and to send urgent aid to India right now.

  • Make available therapeutics, test kits, ventilators, and PPE.
    Pursue options to find oxygen supplies.
  • Fund India’s vaccine manufacturer so it can produce 1 billion vaccines by the end of 2022.
  • Deploy a team of CDC public health advisors.
  • Waive all patents and intellectual property rights to expedite vaccines for all.
  • Release Emergency Aid to India to support core sharing of oxygen, anti-virals, and other medical supplies.
  • The US is currently sitting on millions of doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. We need to release these doses to India and other countries presently experiencing surges of COVID-19.
  • Boston South Asian Coalition has released a comprehensive 15-point statement addressed to the Indian government
  • South Asia Solidarity Group’s petition addresses the issue of profiteering through the manufacture and sale of Covid-19 vaccines. (SASG is a UK-based group)
  • South Asian-American Congresspersons Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi have both tweeted in support of the proposal to release to India the over 40 million Astrazeneca vaccines.
  • Sign this petition that asks President Biden to lift the embargo on the export of raw materials required to make vaccines
  • Add your organization to the SAALT Statement here:

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