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Scientists in Antarctica research station get COVID-19 vaccines

Mathew Philips, British Antarctic Survey via AFP

Posted at Oct 07 2021 10:15 PM

Antarctica research station gets COVID-19 vaccines

In a handout photograph released by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on Thursday, doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are delivered to the British Antarctic Survey's Rothera Research Station on Adelaide Island in Antarctica on Wednesday. A delivery of coronavirus vaccines arrived in Antarctica to inoculate British researchers stationed in the polar wilderness over winter, the UK foreign ministry announced on October 7.