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UPS Worldport to ship Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting Sunday

State health leaders say the biggest challenge now is the logistics of getting the COVID-19...
State health leaders say the biggest challenge now is the logistics of getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to many different places and figuring out how to give it fairly.(WBRC)
Published: Dec. 12, 2020 at 10:35 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - On Saturday, UPS announced it’s role in the distribution efforts for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine.

UPS will move the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine within the first days to states designated by Pfizer, Inc. based on orders received by Operation Warp Speed and CDC officials.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines will originate from storage sites in Michigan and Wisconsin. The vaccines will be transported to UPS Worldport facilities in Louisville, where they will be expedited Next Day Air to select destinations, including hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities, to inoculate healthcare workers.

You can read the full press release here.

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