Key point is -: Willing to pay. There are 3 aspects to vaccines availability.

a) Permission to sell
b) Production capacity
c) Reaching out to most yulnerable audiences.

It is a statistical truth that, with 140 crore population there will be shortages.

It is also a truth, that, pharma companies have bumbled around with their response to Covid in last 1 year.

Scientifically, vaccine development is basically identifying the right process.

Rest is regulatory systems.

Foreign giants, behaved arrogantly with India.
Recently, Pfizer badmouthed Israel on vaccine payments.

How would they behave with India?
Truth is, vaccines being free for all will ensure, that, supply side shortages will make the price rise by 10x at a minimum and 100x maximum.

That is free market economics.

Demand and supply are best drivers no doubt, but, if your supply is low,prices go up

It is a surprising that someone who runs a VC firm like @firstcheque has less knowledge of supply and demand.

Just because, I have a flat near HAL, Bangalore does not mean, I can buy a Tejas aircraft by walking across the road.
Sorry, but, if you have money, London flights are not too far off. A round trip still costs 50k INR and some change.

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