Chief Medical Officer, Dr The Most Honourable Kenneth George, is informing the general public that Pfizer BioNTech, authorised by the Food and Drug Administration, has prolonged the really helpful expiration dates of COVID-19 Vaccines from 9 months to 1 yr from the date of manufacture. This implies that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines out there in Barbados with the manufacture date of November 2021 have a 12-month shelf life till October 31, 2022.
The Chief Medical Officer assures the general public that the Pfizer COVID Vaccines administered stay protected and efficient and nonetheless supply a chance for controlling the unfold of COVID-19. He states that the Pfizer vaccines for COVID-19 will subsequently proceed to be out there till the top of October 2022. The Ministry of Health and Wellness will proceed to supply COVID-19 vaccines on the open market.
The supporting documentation concerning this alteration in expiry date is entitled “Expiry Information for All Three Vaccine Presentations” and revealed on April 26, 2022. It could also be discovered at https://www.cvdvaccine-us.com/images/pdf/Expiry_Doc.pdf.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness, in the perfect curiosity of the general public, will proceed to supply updates on necessary issues notably because it pertains to the COVID-19 pandemic.