Cebu City can avail of Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

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CEBU City is one of the local government units (LGU) in the country that can avail of Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines due to a facility with a cooling system.

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said according to the vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez only Cebu City, Metro Manila, and Davao City have such storage facility which has -70 degree celsius capability to store the Covid-19 vaccines.

"So we have -70 degree celsius and it's capable of depositing or holding a Pfizer and Moderna products," said Labella.

Labella said these popular vaccines are available in the country by June or July this year.

Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines became known for their 95 percent efficacy rate.

Labella said that the facility is owned by a Swiss company which has been the depository cooling system of Pfizer for decades already./JJL