PBS NewsHour

Why India has a glut of unused COVID vaccines

Clip: 06/08/2022 | 6m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

India has long been called the world’s pharmacy as the largest producer of generic drugs as well as vaccines on the globe. A lot of that capacity was repurposed and increased to produce COVID vaccines, intended particularly for low-income countries. But demand has dwindled, creating a glut even as vast regions remain largely unvaccinated. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from India.

Aired: 06/08/22

Rating: NR

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