Deep freezer failure trashed hundreds of vaccines

Deep freezer failure trashed hundreds of vaccines


In Japan, the 1032 vaccine developed by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer against the new type of corona virus (Covid-19) became unusable as a result of the freezer in which it was stored did not work.

According to the news of the public broadcaster NHK, which is based on Ministry of Health sources, a power outage occurred in a health institution as a result of connecting the deep freezer where vaccines were protected and other devices to the same outlet.

After the interruption, 1032 Covid-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer became unusable as a result of the cessation of deep freezers where it was left.

In the investigation, it was revealed that the deep freezers stopped after being overloaded as a result of being connected to the same socket with other electronic devices in the institution.

After the investigation, the Ministry instructed the health institution to use separate electrical sources for deep freezers.

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