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The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine needs to be stored at minus 70 Celsius. Health care providers will need to store it either in dry ice for shorter stints or in specialized freezers. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Does Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Need To Be Kept Colder Than Antarctica?

One of the two leading vaccine candidates requires deep, deep freezing. Here's how communities are working to solve for this and how the new Moderna vaccine could help.

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Why Does Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Need To Be Kept Colder Than Antarctica?

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