Canada Is Set To Receive 168,000 Doses Of Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Before 2021
Trudeau said there's even more "good news!" 🇨🇦
For anybody wonderingJustin Trudeau has shared an insight!
Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday, December 15, the prime minister confirmed that Canada has secured an early shipment of Moderna’s vaccine candidate.
This means 168,000 doses could arrive before the new year, pending Health Canada’s approval.
Regulators are now in the final stages of reviewing the potential COVID-19 shot, with a final decision on authorization possible before the end of this week.
Once approved, Trudeau confirmed thecould begin within just 48 hours.
"As with the early shipments of the Pfizer vaccine, this moves us even further forward on getting Canadians protected as quickly as possible," he explained.
Last week, Health Canada gave thethe green light and the first people in the country were vaccinated as early as Monday.
In a tweet this week, the PM described the development asbut said we’re not out of the woods just yet!