Sunday, December 3, 2023

Canada picking up a million Moderna COVID-19 vaccines a week early

OTTAWA, ON – More COVID-19 vaccines are being delivered across the country.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will be picking up one million Moderna vaccines in Europe Tuesday night which is a week earlier than expected.

He says the pick up was bumped up and they will be on Canadian soil as of Wednesday.

Trudeau says all of the vaccines in the country have been approved for use by Health Canada. “We have now delivered 16.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to to the provinces and territories, this week, just like every week in May, we are receiving two million doses from Pfizer alone.”

Officials say 14 million of the 16.8 million doses have been administered by provinces and territories with 34% of the population having received at least one dose.

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