Trudeau Confirms Canada Has Secured 'Tens Of Millions' Of Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine
The vaccine candidate has been over 94% effective so far!
Justin Trudeau has spoken out about securing doses of the
In a tweet shared on November 17, the PM said the news that the vaccine is in trial stages is “encouraging.”
He also confirmed that the country had secured "tens of millions" of doses of Moderna's candidate.
Despite the glimmer of hope on the horizon, he urged Canadianswhen it comes to following public health advice.
The news about Moderna’s vaccine candidate is encouraging - and we’ve secured tens of millions of doses for Canadians.
He warned that the potential vaccine “won’t help you if you get sick right now.”
“It can only protect you once you’ve had the shot,” he added.
Trudeau sharedlast week when he confirmed that Canada was also in line for “millions” of the Pfizer vaccine candidate — also showing in its trial stages.
He revealed that he hoped shots could arrive in the country by early 2021.
“Until then, we must continue to follow public health rules,” he concluded on Tuesday.
The PM's advice included “wearing our masks, washing our hands, and keeping our distance,” as well as downloading
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