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* Sri Lanka orders 14 million doses of Pfizer vaccine for a third dose
Tue, Sep 21, 2021, 11:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 21, Colombo: The Chairman of the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Dr. Prasanna Gunasena says Sri Lanka has already ordered 14 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine required for the third dose.

Speaking to the media, he said that an advance payment for the 14 million doses has been completed. He also said that all the money required for the vaccine would be paid by the World Bank by October 1.

Specialist Dr. Prasanna Gunasena further stated that the recommendation for the third dose was made by the Expert Committee on Vaccines and Epidemiology in May and the stock of vaccines was ordered accordingly.

 

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