BBC: Covid-19: How a ‘warm vaccine’ could help India tackle coronavirus
Most vaccines are temperature sensitive and cannot be distributed outside of the “cold-chain”. However, scientists in India are developing a heat-stable vaccine in order to improve distribution. If they succeed, the country will be able to distribute COVID vaccines to rural areas that could not be reached otherwise. Vaccines currently in development need to be stored at 8C or lower, so a warm vaccine that can be stored at 37C for more than a month and more will be game-changing. Click here to read more. Click here to read about vaccines in the US.