An additional 30,000 appointments for a shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be added to city-run clinics next week, marking the first time Toronto’s mass immunization sites have offered anything but the Pfizer mRNA vaccine.
Residents in several of Ontario's COVID-19 hot spots expressed frustration Monday at their inability to book vaccinations close to home amid a crush of demand after the province accelerated second doses in areas where the Delta variant is spreading.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged 13 million surplus vaccines to help the world get immunized against COVID-19 as he and other G7 leaders wrapped up a two-day summit in Britain dominated by the pandemic, climate change and China.
Public health experts and local politicians are arguing that individuals who received a shot of AstraZeneca in Ontario shouldn’t have to wait 12 weeks in order to get a second vaccine dose as the province works to curb the spread of COVID-19 and prevent a potential fourth wave.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will wait until an international summit with his democratic peers concludes before providing any details on how Canada will make up to 100 million vaccine doses available to countries not as flush with protection against COVID-19.