Avoiding a vaccine vial shortage

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Published: 14Dec2020

The launch of the largest vaccination campaign in history involves the mass production of medical vials constructed out of borosilicate glass. Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, weighs in on the challenges of sourcing an adequate amount of silica sand to make these glass vials when human sand consumption has already hit unsustainable levels. Learn more

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