Increse of Storage Capacity for “Pfizer” Vaccine

by Olha Povaliaieva
Friday, December 3, 2021
Increse of Storage Capacity for “Pfizer” Vaccine

Ukraine has increased the capacity for storing vaccines at ultra-low temperatures from 200 thousand doses to 6 mln. It will last for 2021-2022

Such conditions are necessary for the storage of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. The Ministry of health reports this.

“This means that Ukraine will be able to provide ultracold storage of all vaccines, which will be delivered in 2021 and 2022. This was one of the conditions of contracts for its supplies to Ukraine for 2022-2023,” explained minister of health Vyktor Liashko.

In addition, to store the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, regional warehouses have equipped more than 50 freezers that can hold up to 40 thousand doses of the drug. The total number of vaccines stored in regional warehouses reaches 2 million doses.

Freezers will be installed in Lviv, Odesa, Dnieper, and Kharkiv, which will hold up to 200 thousand vaccines. Another ten freezers will be located at the national warehouse.

We will remind you that the Ministry of health has extended the contract with Pfizer to supply vaccines against coronavirus for 2022-2023. Ukraine will receive 25 million doses of the vaccine annually.

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