Ukraine plans to dispose of tens of thousands of Pfizer vaccine doses. Healthcare Minister Viktor Lyashko announced that in a comment to journalists, RBC-Ukraine reports.
“Earlier, there was information that the cold regime was violated during the transportation of the Pfizer vaccine. We took the vaccine and started an investigation. It is kept in a storehouse. We had no clear evidence that the temperature regime was indeed violated,” the minister said.
According to him, a total of 34,000 doses of the vaccine should be disposed of.
Lyashko also added that a lawsuit between the supplier and the logistician is currently underway.
As it was reported earlier, currently, Ukraine has almost 11,500,000 doses of vaccine of various producers at its disposal. 35,676 doses from that amount are going to expire on September 30. On September 30, the following amount of vaccine doses will expire: 1,640 doses of AstraZeneca and 34,036 doses of Pfizer.