Here's How Canada Compares To The Countries Giving Out The Most Doses Of Vaccines
Hint: We aren't that close to the top.
The last several weeks have marked the official beginning of over 400,000 doses have been administered across the country since December 14.and
While this certainly indicates progress, it seems like Canada is behind other countries — this graph from Our World In Data compares Canada to the other countries in the lead on vaccinations and the number of doses administered per 100 people.
According to the data, Canada is in seventh place when it comes togiven per 100 people.
We havejust over one (1.03) inoculation per 100 in Canada.
Israel is leading the charge, with 22.3 vaccines administered per 100 citizens.
It is worth noting that the number of doses administered is not equal to the number of completely vaccinated citizens, as some vaccines require two doses.
According to Times of Israel, residents over the age of 50 are now being vaccinated and drive-through inoculation centres are open.
Following Isreal are the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Italy, and Spain, respectively.
Canada aims to haveby the end of 2021.
The federal government has also signed an agreement forwhich could arrive as soon as April.