Recently FDA has approved Pfizer-BioNTech requests to allow their COVID- 19 vaccine to be given to kids ages 12 to 15 on an emergency basis which will allow middle school students to be vaccinated before the fall. This was only possible after a series of many clinical trials. Gradually more and more people are now been able to be vaccinated. To that note, Pfizer-BioNTech storage and handling summary emphasizes the importance of proper storage and handling to guarantee the...
Vaccines must be stored properly from the time they are manufactured until they are administered. Potency is reduced every time a vaccine is exposed to an improper condition. This includes overexposure to heat, cold, or light at any step in the cold chain. Once lost, potency cannot be restored.
Ensure proper storage and transport of the Covid-19 vaccine supply Throughout the Pandemic, pharmaceutical companies have been hard at work to develop and test vaccines to combat the coronavirus. With recent news reports suggesting positive progress in vaccine development and testing, it is critical to consider the distribution and storage of these live-saving vaccines. Accordingly, the CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook details recommendations for monitoring and proper storage and handling of vaccines. Elitech offers a wide range of...