Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution: the Most Complicated Logistical Challenge Since WWII

Coronavirus vaccines are moving from the lab to the loading dock, prompting a sense of relief from the virus-weary public. Now comes the hard part. Delivering 14 billion doses to 7 billion human bodies around the globe. Assuming real-world conditions, that’s 20 million doses a day for two years. Andrew Boyle offers this math to illustrate what he describes as “the most complicated logistical challenge since World War II.” Boyle is co-president ... [+]

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