Colombo, June 29 (DailyMirror) – The Health Ministry has granted the approval for the use of US produced Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines as the second dose for those who were administered with the Astrazeneca COVISHIELD vaccine as the first dose.
Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana confirmed this today adding that Health Ministry’s Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases has granted approval to do so.
Accordingly, he said a total of one million doses of Moderna jabs and 26,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine are to be delivered to Sri Lanka within the first week of next month.
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