It has now emerged that some 840,000 doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in Kenya have expired.
Chief Administrative Secretary at the Ministry of Health Dr Mercy Mwangangi made the revelation on Wednesday morning, March 23.
“This is the time for those people who are yet to get vaccinated to come out and visit our vaccination centres. And this is critical because failure to take available doses could potentially mean that we have expiries on our hands.” Dr Mercy Mwangangi, CAS Health.
Tending to a question and answer session at Afya House in Nairobi, Mwangangi said that in January this time,2.2 million AstraZeneca boluses were gave through the Covax establishment, with a time span of usability of until February 28, 2022.
The boluses have been conveyed to nine native antibody stores for usage by the regions. We entered data that notwithstanding our sweats to direct near boluses in a day, and farther than 3,000,000 boluses were regulated north of a fourteen day time frame, the nation may not be appropriate to utilize all the AstraZeneca immunizations accessible before expiry," she said.
The loftiest being Nakuru, Busia Kajiado, Kakamega and Kwale," she uncovered.As indicated by the Ministry of Health, AstraZeneca has had special difficulties in organization.
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