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UK sends India oxygen concentrators and ventilators – but no Covid vaccines

Minister says Britain ‘first out of the blocks’ with help, but some Labour MPs see it as a drop in the ocean

The UK has been “first out of the blocks” with help for India, but will not send vaccines to the Covid-ravaged country until Britain has a surplus of supplies, the Foreign Office minister, Nigel Adams, has told MPs.

He said the UK was responding to the Indian government’s needs, and had been the first country to provide practical support “in the face of heartbreaking scenes that had shocked us all”.

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