The World Health Organization estimates about 70 per cent of the global population must be inoculated to end the pandemic. Photo: AFP The World Health Organization estimates about 70 per cent of the global population must be inoculated to end the pandemic. Photo: AFP
The World Health Organization estimates about 70 per cent of the global population must be inoculated to end the pandemic. Photo: AFP

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine offers little hope to Indians without power and cold storage

  • The vaccine, with reported 90 per cent effectiveness, must be stored at temperatures matching an Antarctic winter – a logistical nightmare for India
  • India has been scrambling to secure 500 million doses of coronavirus vaccines by July from various manufacturers

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
The World Health Organization estimates about 70 per cent of the global population must be inoculated to end the pandemic. Photo: AFP The World Health Organization estimates about 70 per cent of the global population must be inoculated to end the pandemic. Photo: AFP
The World Health Organization estimates about 70 per cent of the global population must be inoculated to end the pandemic. Photo: AFP
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