Michael Rusnack

Department of Pharmaceuticals, American Pharma Technologies Inc, Boise, Idaho, United States

  • Research Article   
    COVID Vaccine Transport, Storage and Distribution: Cold Chain Management to Ensure Efficacy
    Author(s): Michael Rusnack*

    The Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) is a federally funded program in the United States, providing vaccines to children who lack health insurance or who otherwise cannot afford the cost of the vaccination. The VFC program was created in 1993 and is required to be a new entitlement of each State's Medicaid plan. The program was officially implemented in October 1994 and served eligible children in all United States (US). Other countries, the United Nations (UN), and the World Health Organization (WHO) have similar programs. A critical aspect of these programs is the guidance surrounding the environmental monitoring of the materials. To best maintain the integrity of these products, specific storage parameters are required. It is necessary to store most vaccines at refrigeration or freezing temperatures. To best assure the efficacy of the vaccines, monitoring standards .. Read More»

    DOI: 10.35248/2157-7560.20.S4.001

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