- The IT firm said Monday the VaccineLedger blockchain is designed to improve transparency and prevent failures in vaccine supply, including the distribution of expired vaccines, stock depletion and counterfeiting.
- Tech Mahindra, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, has joined with StaTwig, a startup based in Hyderabad and Singapore. The company created the system to trace vaccines from manufacturers to consumers.
- In the statement, the companies did not say when the product was likely to become available.
- The two will work to create a global network of vaccine researchers, governments, pharmaceutical companies, distributors and health-care workers, according to the announcement.