Tag: dry-ice

An employee of German company Va-Q-Tec fills dry ice into a vacuum-insulated cooling container at the company's headquarters in Wurzburg, south-central Germany, on December 1, 2020. Japan is facing a shortage of dry ice required to store Pfizer BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, which requires storage between -60 and -80 celsius.
Japan Facing Dry Ice Shortage as Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Begins
Japan’s drive to counter the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus, which causes the pandemic disease the China-centric World Health Organization (WHO) coined as “Coronavirus Disease 2019,” or COVID-19, through vaccination is running into challenges. Dry ice manufacturers...