How drones can help get vaccines to where they are needed most

Kamal Sanas, a 56-year old sugarcane grower, receives a dose of COVISHIELD coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India, at a primary healthcare centre in Limb village in Satara district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, March 24, 2021. Picture taken March 24, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas - RC2DLM99RQOM

Drones have the potential to improve both vaccine supply chains and health outcomes – here's how. Image: REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Ruma Bhargava
Lead, Mental Health, World Economic Forum
Timothy Reuter
Head of Aerospace and Drones, World Economic Forum LLC
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