Beyond the sheer magnitude of deploying a COVID vaccine, deep-freeze temp considerations remain a challenge for rural America


A man walks into a store with a “Covid-19 vaccine not yet available” sign outside in Arlington, Virginia on December 1, 2020. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Northwestern University logistics systems expert Hani S. Mahmassani joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to look at the hurdles facing a large scale distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, especially considering the need to maintain a state of ‘deep freeze’ for some versions of the immunization.

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