1 million expired doses get three-month extension
At least a million doses of expired Pfizer vaccine will have their shelf lives extended by a further three months following recommendations by their German manufacturers, BioNTech.
In the memo sent to Heads of Departments on Wednesday, the Ministry ordered that vaccines which expired at the end of July be extended 31 October.
Additionally, the pediatric (for children) Pfizer vaccines due to expire at the end of September will still be used until the end of the year.
Responding to a questionnaire sent by The Voice, MoH revealed they ...