• Opinion: India shouldn't insist on ‘bridging trials' in the middle of a pandemic

    14 days ago - By STAT

    India is facing a brutal second wave of Covid-19, with daily case counts approaching 100,000. Yet the country, one of the world's largest vaccine manufacturers, is having trouble vaccinating its citizens, with just 65 million first doses and 10 million second doses administered to its citizens, barely a drop in the ocean for a country with a population of 1.36 billion.
    This is likely due, in part, to a shortage of vaccines - a fact borne out by the Indian government's recent knee-jerk decision to impose an export ban on Covid-19 vaccines being manufactured in India.
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