The New York Daily News reports:
A day after announcing New York is expecting to receive its first shipment of COVID vaccines, Gov. Cuomo demonstrated just how the doses will be delivered and administered across the state. The governor made a joke about Christmas and grinned Thursday as he opened a mock-up box packed with dry ice, vials and trays to show how a soon-to-be approved vaccine from drug giant Pfizer will make its way to the Empire State.
An initial shipment of 170,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine is expected to arrive in the state by Dec. 15. Doses will first be made available to nursing home residents and workers. The box Cuomo unpacked as if he were a teen with a Youtube channel contained an electronic device that can track its location and records the internal temperature. Cuomo, recently awarded an Emmy for his COVID-19 briefings, has commonly utilized props to get his messages across.
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