Canada Has Now Secured More Than 100 Million Doses Of Possible COVID-19 Vaccines
Lots of deals have been signed to get doses.
This is huge! For a possible COVID-19 vaccine, Canada has now secured more than 100 million guaranteed doses.
Canada has signed yet another deal to get even more doses of a possible vaccine for the virus.
"When a vaccine is ready, Canada will be ready also," said Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement.
154, 000, 000
doses of possible COVID-19 vaccines secured by Canada
With the new deal signed by the federal government, the total number of guaranteed doses of possible vaccines has reached a minimum of 154 million.
That's about four times the country's population.
The minister said this number could go up to 262 million doses of potential vaccines.
"When a vaccine is ready, we will be ready to offer it to Canadians in every corner of this country," Anand said.