Pharmacists forced to bin COVID-19 vaccines

Once opened, the multi-dose vial of the Moderna vaccine must be discarded after six hours

Pharmacists say they’re throwing away COVID-19 vaccines because they cannot find adequate demand to finish each multi-dose vial.

Kie Lim
Kie Lim.

Patients aged 12 and up are now able to access Moderna's mRNA vaccine through pharmacies under the most recent expansion of the national rollout.

But under ATAGI's guidelines, pharmacists have six hours to use the 10 doses within a vial from when the