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Trudeau Says Canada Has Secured 'Millions' Of Doses Of The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

But he says we shouldn't let our guard down! 😷
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COVID-19 Vaccines In Canada Could Arrive By 'Early Next Year' Says Trudeau

There could be a “light at the end of the tunnel.” That’s the message coming from Justin Trudeau on Monday, as he revealed that COVID-19 vaccines in Canada could arrive by early 2021.

During a press conference on November 9, Canada’s prime minister addressed reports that a new Pfizer vaccine could be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19.

Describing it as an “encouraging” development, Trudeau confirmed that Canada signed a deal with the company earlier this year to secure millions of doses.

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We hope to see vaccines landing in the early next year. Justin Trudeau

The PM went on to say that vaccines could arrive in Canada by
"early next year," although he did not specify exactly where they may come from. 

Despite the promising update from Pfizer, Trudeau urged Canadians to continue to follow public health advice in the coming months.

The PM said controlling the spread of COVID-19 now will make it easier to act quickly when shots do become available in Canada.

“To be very clear: if you catch COVID in the coming days and weeks, a vaccine won't help you or your family,” he added.

This comes as Canada reported record-breaking COVID-19 figures over the weekend, with more than 4,000 new positive tests in 24 hours.

    Helena Hanson
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    Helena Hanson is a Senior Editor for Narcity Canada's Trending Desk focused on major news. She previously lived in Ottawa, but is now based in the U.K.
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