Complex operation as countries start gearing up for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Countries from Austria to the United States are preparing to roll out the vaccines to ensure key populations are inoculated. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - The year started off on a grim note, but it looks like 2020 will end with some good news: Mass Covid-19 inoculations have started to take off, fuelling hopes that the pandemic can finally be reined in.

Several health regulators have cleared Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, while Moderna's is on the cusp of gaining regulatory approval and other experimental vaccines are inching closer to the finish line.

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