PORTAGE AND CASCADE, Mich. — Stay with FOX 17 for coverage of Pfizer making its first COVID-19 vaccine shipments from its Portage plant and Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
It’s a good day to be a Michigander! To have international history happen in our backyard is remarkable 💫💫I’m proud to have witnessed the first flight with the @pfizer vaccine aboard, but even more proud of the many folks it took to manufacture & now continue its distribution pic.twitter.com/tIxUTpwI9M— Angeline McCall (@angelinemcccall) December 13, 2020
We are quite far away in the secured area, but you can see the first shipments of the @pfizer vaccine that have been unloaded from the trucks and getting prepped to fly @FOX17 pic.twitter.com/I0Mq8DnIGU— Angeline McCall (@angelinemcccall) December 13, 2020
Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is officially off! It will be distribute across the US today. We are nearing the end of the pandemic. pic.twitter.com/kNxkfaX5LZ— 𝗘𝗿𝗶𝗸 𝗞𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘇𝗲𝘄𝗮 (@FOX17Erik) December 13, 2020
Doctor Russ Lampen, division chief of infectious disease at Spectrum Health, joined FOX 17 live to talk about what we can expect from the next few days as Spectrum awaits for a COVID-19 vaccine.
The first trucks carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States are getting ready to roll out of Pfizer's plant in Portage.
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