BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO
A total of 100,620 doses of Pfizer covid-19 vaccine has been confirmed to arrive in the country on October 29, 2021.
Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Pauline McNeil said this over the weekend.
“We are expecting our 100,620 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in the country on the 29th of October 2021,” McNeil said.
McNeil said this is administered through the COVAX facility with the support of UNICEF.
“In preparation for the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine, we have now had the ultra-cold chain the equipment which is positioned and stationed at the National Medical Store,” she said.
McNeil said the equipment has the capacity of minus 70 and minus 80 degree Celsius to store the Pfizer vaccine
“So, we have that installed and positioned lo medical store and we are expecting four smaller versions for that equipment that will be arriving,” she said.