Switzer­land to de­stroy over 600,000 ex­pired dos­es of Mod­er­na Covid vac­cine

As con­cerns re­lat­ed to up­take and dis­tri­b­u­tion con­tin­ue to linger, Switzer­land is among the first coun­tries that plans to de­stroy hun­dreds of thou­sands of ex­pired and un­used Covid-19 vac­cine dos­es.

The Eu­ro­pean coun­try said it plans to de­stroy more than 600,000 dos­es of Mod­er­na’s Spike­vax Covid-19 vac­cine as the dos­es have reached their ex­pi­ra­tion date.

How­ev­er, Mod­er­na CEO Stéphane Ban­cel told the World Eco­nom­ic Fo­rum in Davos, Switzer­land that he’s in the process of throw­ing 30 mil­lion dos­es in the garbage, ex­claim­ing, “We have a big de­mand prob­lem.”

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