PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE
Employees at Pfizer Michigan plant work to get COVID vaccine delivered across the country
PORTAGE, Mich. – Workers at the Pfizer manufacturing facility in Portage filled boxes of the first authorized COVID-19 vaccine through the night into Sunday morning. Getting the vaccine delivered across the country is an enormous task. Right now boxes are being packed and loaded with vaccine with emphasis on quality control,” said Gen. Gus Perna, Chief Operation Officer of Operation Warp Speed. Perna said Saturday that shipping companies UPS and FedEx will deliver Pfizer’s vaccine to nearly 150 state locations. “It is so important that all vaccine that is available is utilized as a shot in the arm and nothing is wasted.
Pregnant women, Americans who have history of allergic reactions advised to consult with doctor before taking Pfizer vaccine
Dr. Marks advised pregnant and breastfeeding women, Americans with a history of significant allergic reactions and those who are on immunosuppressive therapies to consult with a physician before taking the vaccine. Pfizer vaccine and allergic reactionsOne major concern about the vaccine is the contraindication in people with a history of allergic reactions. Those with a food allergy should consult with a doctor, advised Dr. Marks. US says COVID-19 vaccine to start arriving in states MondayUS officials say the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning. Pfizer has told reporters covering its rollout that it expects the first shipments of its COVID-19 vaccine to leave the Michigan facility Sunday morning.