How ultracold Covid-19 vaccines are moved and stored


Ground handlers unloading the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines that arrived in Singapore last week. — DHL

Last Monday (Dec 21, 2020), Asia’s first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from the American-German vaccine partnership Pfizer-BioNTech, arrived in Singapore.

One major concern with this first vaccine to be granted emergency use authorisation in a number of countries around the world, is its need to be stored at the ultracold temperature of -70°C.

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