Corona vaccination will begin in Korea from Friday the day after tomorrow (26th). The AstraZeneca vaccine for the first shot is shipping today. We will connect the reporter in front of the factory that is about to be shipped to find out the current situation.
Reporter Kim Deok-hyun, where and how is the vaccine delivered today?
Yes, I am in front of the SK Bioscience plant in Andong, Gyeongbuk, where the AstraZeneca vaccine is commissioned.
Ahead of the first vaccine shipment this morning, military and police personnel patrol around the factory 24 hours a day.
The amount of vaccines shipped from today is 750,000 people, 1.5 million doses, and they are stored in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees.
The vaccine is first transferred to a distribution center in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do.
The transport process is overseen by the military, and from today, it is divided into 150,000 portions every day for five days, and the vaccine is stored in a container that is stored in a 5-ton vibration-free truck and then transported.
During the transfer process, you will be convoyed by the military and the police, and once you arrive at the distribution center, you will check once more to see if the standard temperature is maintained.
And from tomorrow, the amount will be transferred to public health centers and nursing facilities across the country according to the number of facilities.
Civilian ships and military transport planes will be used in island areas.
The AstraZeneca vaccine starts vaccination against residents and workers in nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities nationwide from the day after tomorrow.