AstraZeneca delivers first batch of Covid-19 in Antarctica

ANTARCTICA – The AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has finally reached the Antarctic, nine months after it was introduced. This week, it was flown in to immunize the 23 staff members who have been keeping the British Rothera research station operational throughout the polar winter. The AZ vaccine was delivered to Rothera via a nearly 10,000-mile journey that began with an RAF Voyager flight from Brize Norton and included stops in Senegal and the Falkland Islands. All the while, the doses had to be kept in a special transport container at the…

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