We all had one simple question this year, is there a vaccine for COVID-19? Yes, finally, there is good news for all of us. Multiple vaccine candidates have shown promising preliminary data in large studies as safe and effective and are due to go for regulatory approval. One of them has been approved and already in use in several countries overseas. Here too, the National regulatory authority is currently reviewing many COVID-19 vaccines and soon we should be able to start administering them.
Now, the challenging situation after the approval is that these vaccines should be manufactured under stringent standards in large quantities and then distributed all over the world to reach billions of people who are in need of it. The distribution of vaccine especially in the remote, rural parts of our country will require a well-planned complex logistical process with appropriate maintenance of temperature and stock management. Read more. . .