Period of use of Pfizer/BioNTech drug extended


November 22, Fineko/ The World Health Organization, taking into account the feedback from the European Pharmaceutical Agency and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, has sent letters to the relevant institutions about extending the validity of the vaccine to countries using Pfizer/BioNTech in the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Ministry of Health. The validity period of the Pfizer/BioNTech drug has been extended from 6 to 9 months. In this regard, the Pfizer/Biotech vaccine, which is currently used in our country, expires on 31 December 2021.