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Covid vaccination drive: India well prepared to store, distribute vaccines

India has about 29,000 cold chain points, 1.6 million shipper boxes, 76,000 cold chain equipment, 700 reefer vans and 55,000 cold chain handlers

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Coronavirus | Indian pharma companies

Arnab Dutta & T E Narasimhan  |  New Delhi/Chennai 



Coronavirus vaccine, Covishield
Cooling majors like Daikin and Blue Star are already involved in setting up new vaccine storage units for government

As the country initiates a mammoth drive, the government may have to overcome many hurdles to achieve its stated goal of vaccinating 300 million people in the first phase. But Covid-19 vaccine cold storage capacity and distribution is the least of its worries.

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First Published: Sat, January 16 2021. 06:10 IST

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