The First Moderna Vaccines Just Landed In Canada & They're A 'Game-Changer' (PHOTO)
Merry Christmas, Canada!
Christmas Eve is all presents being delivered, which is why it's so fitting that the latestbatch just landed in the country.
Justin Trudeau announced the good news in a tweet on Thursday afternoon and let Canadians know how many doses of they can expect.
Canada's first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived on December 14, but those were made by Pfizer/BioNTech.
Those vaccines have to be, which makes moving them around logistically difficult.
But just 10 days later, Canada has another vaccine option. On Wednesday,had been approved for use.
This vaccine doesn't need any special storage containers, which means it can travel to more remote and rural places in Canada.
In a statement released on Wednesday, called the shipment a welcome arrival.
"The Moderna vaccine is a real game-changer," Ford said.
"Yet another life-saving COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for safe and effective use in the province and in the country. We are taking another step towards ending this terrible pandemic."