Prime Minister Justin Trudeau obtained his first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Friday afternoon.
He and his spouse Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau acquired their photographs at a neighborhood pharmacy, he mentioned at a information convention Friday.
“I’m excited and assured about getting my vaccine right now,” Trudeau mentioned.
The couple scheduled their appointments after Ontario lowered the eligibility age for AstraZeneca to 40 and above.
As 40-somethings throughout Canada monitor down pharmacies with obtainable appointments, many are evaluating it to looking for coveted live performance tickets.
In a tweet, Trudeau careworn it’s necessary to take whichever vaccine is obtainable first as a way to carry Canada’s third wave of COVID-19 an infection beneath management.
I’ve mentioned earlier than that the perfect vaccine for you is the primary one which’s provided to you – that’s why Sophie and I are getting our AstraZeneca photographs tomorrow. For those who’re eligible however haven’t gotten a shot but, click on right here to see how one can set one thing up: https://t.co/7Amw1BGGFN
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) April 23, 2021
He additionally introduced Friday that Canada has secured no less than 65 million extra Pfizer doses that can function booster photographs within the subsequent two years.
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