Vaccine manufacture: it’s complicated


Did you know that vaccine manufacture can take anywhere between 6 and 26 months? That’s not to mention the time required to research and develop a new vaccine which can take up to 30 years.

Add to that between 100 and 500 quality checks throughout the process and you start to have an idea of the complexity involved.

Take a quick tour through the stages of vaccine manufacture, from development to distribution, and learn more about a process which produced 690 million doses in 2015 – enough to help protect over a quarter of a million people in around 90% of the world’s countries.

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