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Canada Will Get More Vaccine Doses Than There Are Canadians By The End Of June

Trudeau says most Canadians can get a dose be the end of June.

On Friday, April 16, health officials provided an update on Canada's vaccine supply.

Trudeau announced that the country has secured an additional 8 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine and Minister Anita Anand expanded upon the current situation of the "overall vaccination campaign." 

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The minister noted that Canada will be getting 300,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine at the end of April. 

She added that 4.1 million more Astrazeneca doses will be coming in by the end of June, too. Though, she did say that Moderna will be sending smaller shipments than expected because of production delays. 

In total, she said that Canada will be bringing in 48 to 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of June. Trudeau added that with this updated information, "most Canadians will have been able to receive a first dose of the vaccination" by the end of June. 

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