As the race for a coronavirus vaccine nears its final lap with multiple phase 3 trials underway, the primary question has shifted from whether we will have a working vaccine at all to how much one (or more of them) will cost and who will get it first. As Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of the World Health Organization has said, it’s not over until it’s over everywhere --- it is essential that countries across the globe have access to the vaccine to put an end to the pandemic, which has claimed over 1,365,000 lives and counting.
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First Published: Fri, November 20 2020. 13:48 IST