Six million Pfizer vaccines will be withdrawn from use after today (31) as they expire.
Dr.Hemantha Herath, Deputy Director of Health Services, said that dispose the vaccines with an environmentally friendly procedures.
Although there are 2.7 million people over the age of 60 who are at high risk of contracting Covid, only 2 lakh of them have received the 4th incremental dose, says Dr. Samitha Ginige, director of the Department of Epidemiology.
The Head of Epidemiology points out that despite informing the people for many months, they did not turned for the fpourth dose of Covid vaccine. However those people themselves have to enjoy the wrong results of teeir reluctancy, He further said.