Of poor nations rich enough to have imported vaccines
Just the extra foreign exchange reserves last year were enough to vaccinate all of India
After covid deaths rose very sharply, since mid-April India has authorized the import of vaccines and provided some incentives to Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech (BB) to ramp up production. Yet, it will take time for vaccine supply to increase substantially. Meanwhile, the horrendous daily toll, greatly aggravated by an oxygen shortage, keeps rising.