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Drug makers racing to develop Covid-19 vaccines are already working behind the scenes to build the supply chains needed to deliver their drugs to billions of people as rapidly as possible, The Wall Street Journal says. To serve global demand once a vaccine is approved, a complicated and high-stakes supply chain would kick into gear on a scale that the drug industry has rarely seen. The preparations involve lining up raw materials and factory capacity to manufacture a vaccine in large volumes, and equipment needed to transport many millions of doses at once through distribution channels that will be subject to tight security and temperature controls.

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