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The cold chain challenges with COVID-19 vaccine rollouts

Written by Jesal Doshi (B Medical Systems)

covid-19 vaccine cold chain storage

With the rollout of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine underway, there has been much concern over its required storage temperature. How can governments plan and implement cold chain vaccine logistics in a cost efficient and safe way?  BioTechniques spoke with Jesal Doshi, Deputy CEO at B Medical Systems (Luxembourg) about the cold chain logistics of the current COVID-19 vaccine rollouts. Tell us about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and the issues that can arise with the transportation and storage of it. The Pfizer vaccine is required to be stored at -70 degrees Celsius, and can be kept at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius for...

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