Asian countries scramble for vaccine supplies after India export curbs

By Sangmi Cha and Neil Jerome Morales SEOUL/MANILA (Reuters) – Several Asian countries scrambled to find alternative sources for COVID-19 inoculations on Tuesday after export restrictions by manufacturer India left a World Health Organization-backed global vaccine sharing programme short of supplies. South Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines are among countries to be hit by shipment delays to vaccines they have been promised under the COVAX programme, which was created mainly to ensure supplies for poorer countries. “Our planned increase in daily vaccinations will be affected,” Carlito Galvez…

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