With a handful of manufacturers nearing the end of late-stage clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine candidates in India, the next challenge that awaits the government lies in finding the requisite workforce to administer the shots to such a humongous population and cold chain logistics for their last-mile distribution in such a vast, hot country.While India has a 28,000-unit cold storage network that is used for the government’s universal immunisation programme, experts and logistics firms indianexpress.com spoke to highlight that no company had the capability or capacity to transport vaccines colder than -25 degrees Celsius.
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Covid-19: Cold chain logistics will be big challenge in vaccinating 135 crore Indians
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