Expiry date of residual Pfizer stock changed!
It is reported that Pfizer has extended the expiry date of the Covid-19 vaccines which were supposed to expire at the end of this month.
The Ministry of Health stated that the expiration date of the vaccines has been extended by 03 months based on the recommendations of the concerned company and the World Health Organization.
Accordingly, the Director General of Health Services has also issued a circular extending the expiry period by 03 months of more than 07 million Pfizer vaccines belonging to 04 categories that had been imported into Sri Lanka.
Deputy Director of Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath mentioned that the expiry date of this stock of vaccines which was due to expire on 31st July has been extended until 31st October.