Health Canada Approved AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Lisa C. COVID-19, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Health Canada has recently approved AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for use.

After thorough, independent reviews of the evidence, Health Canada has determined that the vaccine meets Canada’s stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements.

The first shipment of half a million doses of these vaccines will arrive within weeks. The vaccines are authorized for use in people over 18 years of age. They are administered as a two-dose regimen and can be kept at refrigerated temperatures (from 2˚ to 8˚C) for at least six months.

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