The Kingdom United continues its run in the vaccination campaign and does so by expanding the administration of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine to the pharmacies of the Asda supermarket chain. A necessary choice according to the government which wants to vaccinate the first four groups of people who have priority by mid-February: the trial will start next January 25 in a commercial Birmingham.
The centers set up in pharmacy areas within supermarkets
After the launch on Monday of the administration also in a thousand large pharmacies in the Kingdom (as well as hospitals, clinics, drive-in facilities), now the decision to expand the administration also to supermarkets. “We are incredibly proud to provide this service and want to do everything we can to help the government accelerate the roll-out of the vaccination program – explained Asda President Roger Burnley – we have an extensive nationwide logistics network that could support storage and vaccine distribution and our highly trained pharmacist colleagues have experience in providing extensive vaccination programs. ” Asda has announced that it will transform the Birmingham store by creating a real vaccination center within the pharmacy area. All the hubs that will be set up in the Asda chains will be open from 8 to 20 seven days a week: 250 doses will be able to be administered every day. Those who fall on the lists of people have priority access to vaccinations will be able to select the reference Asda store where they can get vaccinated.