Federal government secures another 20M COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer

Joe Biden receives second dose of coronavirus vaccine on camera

Canada Secures 20-Million More Doses of Pfizer Vaccine

That does not mean more than one per cent of Canadians have been vaccinated, as some of those 387,899 vaccinations have been recipients' second doses.

Johnson & Johnson's vaccine arm, Janssen, uses a different approach for its vaccine, called for now by its experimental name, Ad26.COV2.S.

Asda has announced it is transforming its clothes department, George, into a vaccination centre in which qualified Asda staff will be able to administer 250 jabs per day, seven days a week.

"We are conducting researches of the Covid-19 vaccine on adolescents aged 12-17, and is planning a study of those for children aged 1-11", Bancel said.

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In a press conference this morning, Trudeau said that with the federal government's agreements with Moderna and Pfizer alone, Canada will now have 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines arriving in 2021.

"Side effects are from an inflammatory response to the vaccine, which is a good thing", Kiecolt-Glaser said. This is a crisis.

Officials say, planned vaccinations will go ahead using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. "We should be a well-oiled machine at this point in time". Officially, guidelines from Pfizer-BioNTech require the two doses be given 21 days apart, while Moderna recommends spacing doses 28 days apart. Johnson & Johnson is contracted to deliver 100 million doses to the USA government if it wins EUA from the FDA.

"It's a few weeks too early to be giving final numbers on what we can launch in the first couple months", he said. That means that just over 70 per cent of those doses had been administered as of January 12.

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Dr. Paul Stoffels in an interview on Tuesday also said J&J expects to meet its stated target of delivering 1 billion doses of its vaccine by the end of this year as the company ramps up production.

Tobias Kurth, director of the Insitute for Public Health (IPH) at Berlin's Charite Hospital told DW that the vaccination drive will take time to be fully rolled out.

"Nationally, the average case count is now over 8,100 new cases being reported daily over the past week, with a still increasing number of people experiencing severe illness", Tam said.

Canada's vaccine rollout to date lags behind that of other major Western nations, according to Our World in Data.

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Meanwhile, the border between Canada and the United States will remain closed to non-essential travel for another month.

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