Health Canada is also looking at the possibility of extending the shelf life of some vaccines based on new data from the manufacturers, so they can be kept in storage for a few extra months.
In Ontario, Individuals turning ages 70 and over in 2021, as well as individuals who received their first dose of an mRNA vaccine on or before April 18, 2021, will be eligible to schedule an appointment to receive their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
BC Premier John Horgan said they would receive the 340,000 Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine by the end of May and plans to administer them to police officers, grocery workers, teachers, and child-care staff who among more than 300,000 front-line workers being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Fri, Mar 12th, 2021 4:00:00 AM As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks. Also, health authorities throughout Canada are keeping a watchful eye on European investigations of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of blood...
Vaccine administration will focus on age as the most significant predictor of death or hospitalization from COVID-19, and on risk, with some adjustments for COVID-19 hot spots, specific health conditions, congregate care settings, essential caregivers and workers who cannot work from home.