UNICEF aims to stockpile 1 billion syringes by next year

The effort is being moneyed by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, an organization produced in 2000 to improve access to vaccines for children in the worlds poorest countries..

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UNICEF is the biggest vaccine purchaser on the planet and it is working with the World Health Organization and manufacturers on storage and distribution logistics of COVID-19 vaccines for 92 low and lower-middle-income countries. Its likewise helping map out cold chain equipment and storage capability..

UNICEF said it will at first stock 520 million syringes in its storage facilities, as part of a strategy to have 1 billion by 2021. The companys goal is to guarantee preliminary supply and help ensure syringes get here in nations before the vaccine..

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Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

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The United Nations Childrens Fund is stockpiling numerous millions of syringes to ensure sufficient international supply ahead of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The organization also is buying 5 million safety boxes so used syringes and needles can be dealt with safely..

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