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Supply side and delivery side of COVID Vaccine

Supply side of the vaccine

Globally, innumerable vaccine trials are progressing; in India, two candidates have advanced considerably.

Hyderabad’s Bharat Biotech:

 Pune’s Serum Institute of India:

·         Some wealthy nations made bilateral financial agreements with manufacturers in order to hog vaccines. ·         Such vaccine nationalism is ‘measles of the world’. ·         Global public good should not be hijacked by wealthy nations – Albert Einstein.

Delivery side of the vaccine


Need for vaccination:

Near perfect plan for vaccination:

Careful on Vaccine side effects:

Source:”The Hindu”.


While supply side of the COVID vaccine seems to be steady there is a need to focus on delivery side of the vaccine with adequate measures in place. Elaborate.