Ontario developing plan for ‘fair and equitable’ COVID-19 vaccine distribution

ontario developing plan for fair and equitable covid 19 vaccine distribution

Sumary of Ontario developing plan for ‘fair and equitable’ COVID-19 vaccine distribution:

  • Amid promising news regarding the development of a coronavirus vaccine, Ontario health minister says the province is working to create a “fair and equitable”.
  • Pfizer said Monday that an early peek at the data on its coronavirus vaccine suggests the shots may be 90 per cent effective at preventing COVID-19, putting the company on track to apply for approval in the U.S..
  • “It is absolutely wonderful news that this looks like a vaccine that going to be very effective will be available soon,”.
  • “We do have a group within the Ministry of Health that is making arrangements for when a vaccine is available for distribution, determining who the first group of people who will be receiving the vaccine, and so on..
  • Experts have cautioned that while the news from Pfizer is positive, there are still a lot of unknowns and it doesn’t necessarily mean wide distribution is fast-approaching..
  • Canada has also signed deals with several other companies that are currently working to find an effective vaccine..
  • UK PM Boris Johnson discusses Pfizer vaccine, says to ‘wait and see’ Elliott said there will be “many challenges”…

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