With multiple variants of a vaccine for COVID-19 on the brink of approval and manufacturing, concerns are arising about the ability of supply chains to distribute hundreds of millions of doses quickly and safely to healthcare providers throughout the country.
DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group’s air and ocean freight specialist, is expanding its Certified Life Science Station in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico by investing in additional cold storage space and technology for the life sciences and healthcare sector.
Bill Brooks, vice president of transportation with Capgemini North America, Inc., lays out the multiple challenges involved in manufacturing, storing and delivering millions of doses of the vaccine for COVID-19 in the coming months.
Amazon.com unveiled its biggest push into selling prescription drugs with the launch of a digital pharmacy and discounts for paying U.S. Prime members — sending shock waves through shares of drugstore chains and distributors.
Daniel Hartnett, associate managing director of the Compliance Risk & Diligence Practice of Kroll, advises on the steps that pharmaceutical companies should take to reduce the risk of dealing with third parties, as they develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
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