Claim by Daily Monitor that over 40m vaccines at risk of expiry

Claim

Uganda’s Covid-19 vaccines at a risk to expire before May 2022

Author
Daily Monitor
Verdict
Incorrect
Health Ministry clarified that the vaccines can only expire in May 2022

Claim by Daily Monitor that over 40 million Covid-19 vaccines are at a risk of expiry is false.

In an article published on Tuesday, the publication indicated that the vaccines would likely expire by March 2022 due to apathy and Logistics.

However, the Ministry of Health has clarified that the earliest the doses are likely to expire is by May 2022 contrary to what Monitor reported.