A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17. Photo: AFP A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17. Photo: AFP
A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17. Photo: AFP
Agnee Ghosh
Opinion

Opinion

Agnee Ghosh

Why Modi must swallow his pride and accept Chinese coronavirus vaccines

  • Chinese vaccines are readily available and can be stored at normal temperatures, which suits India and other developing countries
  • It is in the best interests of the Indian people to procure Chinese vaccines, even if it goes against the government’s push for self-reliance

A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17. Photo: AFP A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17. Photo: AFP
A man points to notices displayed in a hospital indicating that coronavirus vaccines are out of stock, in Amritsar, India, on May 17. Photo: AFP
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Agnee Ghosh

Agnee Ghosh

Agnee Ghosh is a writer and culture journalist based in Kolkata, India. She reports on gender issues, development, human interest and the environment.