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BS Reads: From deal-making to air lifting, how the world will be vaccinated

While mass airlifting of vaccines is yet to begin, global deal-making shows many interesting trends

Consignment of Covid-19 vaccine reaches Bhutan from India
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Consignment of Covid-19 vaccine reaches Bhutan from India

Sai Manish New Delhi
As nations across the world make steady progress in inoculating their populations, a lot of vaccine deal-making is underway to set the stage for what will perhaps be the biggest logistical operation in recent history. UNICEF alone is expected to ferry over a billion doses to Africa and other poorer regions of the world, primarily from India.

While mass airlifting of vaccines is yet to begin, global deal-making shows many interesting trends. At the moment around 16 nations with production capabilities are looking to send vaccines to 189 others. India would be one of the world’s leading vaccine suppliers in

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First Published: Jan 21 2021 | 1:01 PM IST

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