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Health Ministry: Shelf-life of Pfizer/Biontech vaccine extended to 9 months

Headlines 15:19 22 Nov, 2021

The useful life of the Pfizer/Biontech vaccine that is currently used in our country is until December 31, 2021

Health Ministry: Shelf-life of Pfizer/Biontech vaccine extended to 9 months

Taking into consideration comments of the European Medicines Agency and US Food and Drug Administration, World Health Organization has sent a letter to relevant bodies of the countries, which use Pfizer/Biontech vaccine in vaccination against COVID-19, on the extension of shelf-life of the vaccine, Ministry of Health told Qazet.az.

According to information, in accordance with the letter, the useful life of Pfizer/Biontech medicine is extended from 6 months to 9 months. In connection with this, the useful life of the Pfizer/Biontech vaccine that is currently used in our country is until December 31, 2021.