New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the government will have to define a vaccine distribution strategy to ensure that every Indian gets the COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have said that their vaccine candidate has been found to be more than 90 per cent effective in preventing the novel coronavirus.
In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “Even though Pfizer has created a promising vaccine, the logistics for making it available to every Indian need to be worked out”.
“Government of India (GOI) has to define a vaccine distribution strategy and how it will reach every Indian,” he said.
He attached a media report with his tweet, saying that no cold chain logistic company in India has the capability to transport the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 to India which required a temperature of minus 70 degrees.
Even though Pfizer has created a promising vaccine, the logistics for making it available to every Indian need to b… https://t.co/UuuhNmw21B
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1605071727000
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