After the US, which has completed a record 42 million COVID-19 tests, India has done the second biggest number of 12 million coronavirus tests, the White House has said.
More than 3.5 million individuals have tried positive with the coronavirus and 138,000 passed on in the US. All around, more than 13.6 million have tried positive and more than 586,000 have passed on.
"As to (the coronavirus) testing, we've accomplished in excess of 42 million tests. The second-most elevated number is 12 million from India. We're driving the world in testing," White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told journalists at a news gathering here on Thursday.
The White House was reacting to questions identified with the coronavirus pandemic in the US.
"We have accomplished more than any nation on the planet on testing; there's no uncertainty about that - 42 million tests. The nation with the following most elevated number in India at 12 million," McEnany said.
This record testing, she stated, is in an exceptionally unmistakable difference than the past organization.
CBS is revealing that in 2009 under Obama-Biden, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suddenly prompted states to quit testing for H1N1 influenza and quit tallying singular cases, she said.
"Ron Klain, Vice President Biden's previous Chief of Staff said this: It is "simply a fortuity that (H1N1) isn't one of the extraordinary mass setback occasions in American history. It had nothing to do with us doing anything right." This is previous VP Biden's Chief of Staff. It simply had to do with karma," she said.
"As opposed to that, this President drove the world in testing; drove the world in ventilators - redistributing ventilators for therapeutics; 13 antibody competitors - one going into stage three clinical preliminary. This reaction has been phenomenal and notable. We didn't stop testing; the Obama-Biden organization did, and that was a dishonorable choice," McEnany said.
There has been empowering news on antibodies, the press secretary said.
"Moderna's antibody up-and-comer is giving promising indications. They created a positive, impartial invulnerable reaction among the 45 members in the examination. This is practically identical to what we see in recouped patients. Basically, up until now, we are seeing precisely what you would want to find in an antibody. The Moderna antibody specifically is required to arrive at stage three by late July, with 30,000 members.
"On the therapeutics front, I simply need to take note of An extremely reassuring Regeneron contract. A USD 450 million agreement for a monoclonal counter acting agent mixed drink. This is a bioengineered rendition of improving plasma, one of the few therapeutics accessible to treat COVID-19. It very well may be utilized for prophylaxis and treatment. They state they could have up to 70 to 300 thousand portions - before the finish of the late spring or late-summer," she said.
As such there is empowering news on the therapeutics front, McEnany included.