Well being Canada has authorised Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday morning, making it the nation’s third shot that’s licensed to be used throughout the nation.
The AstraZeneca vaccine follows the authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines, each of which additionally require two doses.
The federal well being company has been reviewing AstraZeneca’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine since September, in accordance with a report from Well being Canada, and mentioned 500,000 doses might be out there within the nation as of March.
Well being Canada officers will maintain a briefing on the authorization of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada at 10 am ET on Friday morning.
Extra to come back.