US urges India to lift export ban on pharmaceutical ingredients

31 March 2020 (Last Updated March 31st, 2020 10:07)

Officials of the US have asked India to lift the ban imposed on export of pharmaceutical ingredients amid the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The move comes due to the rise in demand in the US, now the most-affected country with nearly 164,500 confirmed cases and 3,100 deaths to date.

Currently, the US now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country, surpassing China and Italy.

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