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Blockchain application in the distribution chain of the COVID-19 vaccine: a designing understudy

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posted on 12.05.2020 by Leonardo Juan Ramirez Lopez, Nicolas Beltrán Álvarez

The impact of COVID-19 has challenged science in its quest to control and mitigate it through a new vaccine. This is why the world's research centers and laboratories are in serious competition over time to offer humanity an effective vaccine that prevents the spread of this virus. From a technological point of view, the challenge is to manage the distribution of this next vaccine, from its generation anywhere in the world, to the site of application to the population. The research results approximate the solution to the design of a secure Blockchain-based supply chain surveillance design, to control the variables and critical points of the next distribution of vaccines worldwide. The expected impact of the application of this new design will be the confidence of the population in the quality of the vaccine, in the generating laboratory, and it supplies.

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The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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leonardo.ramirez@unimilitar.edu.co

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Colombia

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Higher Education Researcher

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Universidad Militar Nueva Granada

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