New York Governor Cuomo Showcases COVID-19 Vaccine Shipping Box During Press Conference

New York Gov Andrew Cuomo unveiled a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine container during a press conference on December 3, laying out a distribution plan to begin on December 15.

Footage shows Gov Cuomo displaying the various elements of the vaccine packaging, including the vials and temperature-controlling materials.

“This is the weapon that is going to win the war,” said Gov Cuomo.

Health-care workers and nursing home residents will be the first to receive the vaccine, the state said.

As of the evening of December 3, New York had reported a total of 674,093 COVID-19 cases and 26,955 deaths. Credit: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via Storyful