GPs urged to get seven vax doses out of every Pfizer vial

Careful technique can make the scarce supply go further, doctors say

GPs providing COVID-19 inoculations with the Pfizer vaccine can increase the yield of multidose vials and squeeze out an additional seventh dose with careful technique, doctors say.

Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe
Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe.

Many general practices began administering the mRNA vaccine to eligible patients on 5 July, with more than 1300 GP clinics