FDA says Pfizer can store vaccine at normal freezer temperatures

The decision to allowing normal freezing temperatures will ease some of the constraints that had made the Pfizer vaccine difficult to transport and store.

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- 6:07, a big victory for Pfizer. The company has been authorized to store its COVID vaccine at normal freezer temperatures. You remember, it use to be like 90 below.

The FDA issued the authorization, which should help get the vaccine to more facilities. A decision will also ease some of the constraints that have made the vaccine difficult to transport and to store. Previously, the agency recommended the Pfizer vaccine be stored at low sub-zero temperatures.

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