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Japan readies cold logistics for Feb. 14 arrival of Pfizer vaccine

DHL, Yamato and Seino Transportation enlisted to deliver dosages

 A nurse holds a syringe and a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine vial. The dosages must be stored at ultracold temperatures.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- With Japan's first doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine set to arrive as early as Sunday, logistics companies are rushing to prepare a cold chain network that can bring shots safely all the way from overseas production sites to recipients' arms.

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