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Walmart readies pharmacies for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

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REUTERS, DECEMBER 10, 2020 (Reuters) -Walmart Inc said on Thursday it was entering into agreements with U.S. states to administer COVID-19 vaccines, when approved, to customers and employees. The retailer said it was preparing over 5,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies with freezers and dry ice to handle vaccine storage requirements. It was also working with states to support vaccinations …

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COVAXX and Maersk enter partnership to supply COVID-19 vaccines globally

Maersk container ship

PortandTerminal.com, October 27, 2020 “Efficient and safe delivery of COVID-19 vaccines around the world is the most urgent logistics challenge we face today” – COVAXX HAUPPAUGE, NY — COVAXX, a U.S. company developing a vaccine to fight COVID-19, has announced a global logistics partnership with Maersk, one of the world’s largest shipping and integrated logistics providers. The agreement lays out a …

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Gates Says Korean Firm Could Make 200 Million Vaccines by June

Bill Gates

BLOOMBERG, JULY 26, 2020 Microsoft co-founder sends letter to President Moon Jae-in | Gates backs SK Bioscience in effort to develop vaccine SK Bioscience, the South Korean pharmaceutical company backed by Bill Gates, may be capable of producing 200 million coronavirus vaccine kits by next June, the Microsoft Corp. co-founder said in a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Gates is …

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The World’s Supply Chain Isn’t Ready for a Covid-19 Vaccine

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BLOOMBERG, JULY 25, 2020 Freight companies say they need a coordinated strategy fast | Air cargo capacity has shrunk and shipping costs are elevated By Brendan Murray and Riley Griffin for Bloomberg – The industries that shepherd goods around the world on ships, planes and trucks acknowledge they aren’t ready to handle the challenges of shipping an eventual Covid-19 vaccine from drugmakers to …

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