Coronavirus: reduction in Pfizer deliveries expected, health ministry says

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The health ministry said Friday that that pharmaceutical giant Pfizer would temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its vaccine against Covid-19 while it upgrades its production capacity.

A total of 3,510 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to Cyprus on January 18, instead of the 6,825 originally estimated.

The information was officially communicated to the health ministry by the European Commission. The reduction in deliveries is due to Pfizer limiting output so that it can upgrade production capacity to 2 billion vaccine doses per year from 1.3 billion currently.

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