Breakthrough in the storage of Pfizer anti-covid vaccine: once thawed, it can stay in a normal refrigerator for up to a month. This was announced by the European Medicines Agency Ema, whose Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended a change to the approved storage conditions for the product. A novelty that will facilitate the management of the mRna vaccine in vaccination centers throughout the EU, underlines the regulatory body. “This change – reports the EMA – extends the storage period of the thawed and unopened vial from 5 days to a month (31 days) at 2-8 ° C, the temperatures of a normal refrigerator”. The CHMP experts expressed their opinion after evaluating “additional stability study data submitted to the EMA by the MAH” Aic. The changes described will be included in the information relating to Comirnaty published on the EMA website, and will be included by the MA holder in the instructions attached to the product. Ema expects that “greater flexibility in the storage and handling of the vaccine will have a significant impact on vaccination planning and logistics “in EU member states.