COLOMBO (Daily Mirror) - The life span of over seven million doses of Pfizer vaccines worth Rs. 10,736 million expired in 2022 and thus were destroyed without being used.
These vaccines were purchased under the World Bank loan.
This was revealed in the annual report of the Auditor General for 2022.
According to the report, medicines, surgical and laboratory materials valued at Rs 349 million have been removed from use due to quality failures in 2022.
Furthemore, another stock of medicines valued at Rs 32 million was suspended in 2022 owing to failure of the condition.