Sian Griffiths, emeritus professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, has said that wealthier countries should support disadvantaged parts of the world distribute the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine due to the cost of storing it.
"We must remember this is a global disease and that low-income countries in particular will need the support of high-income countries," Griffiths, who co-chaired Hong Kong's SARS inquiry in 2003, told CGTN.
"This vaccine has logistical challenges, because it needs to be kept at minus 70 degrees Celsius and in lower- and middle-income countries, you really won't have those facilities, or in rural areas you won't have those facilities, so it is quite complicated to make this distribution."
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