Four vaccine deals have been reported so far and more are being negotiated.
The country’s Minister of Public Service and Procurement announced on Thursday that the coronavirus vaccination may be available in Canada as early as next year. The Canadian government has reported four vaccine purchase deals so far and is discussing more. At the same time, it financially supports other treatment programs and establishes new vaccine production capabilities in the Montreal area. Minister Anita Anand said the exact timing of vaccine delivery will depend on clinical trial results, the official licensing process, and production capacity. He added that if these obstacles were overcome, the government would work to negotiate the handover earlier than planned. To Canada
It has agreements with vaccine manufacturers Moderna, Pfizer, Novavax, and Johnson & Johnson.
Anand did not reveal which company was due to be shipped sooner, given the advanced state of the tests, Moderna and Pfizer could be among the first. Pfizer announced earlier that its data will make its products available by October.
In Canada, 630 people were infected in the past day, taking the number of cases registered so far to 134,924
– It was revealed in the Ministry of Health announcement on Thursday.
On Wednesday, 546 cases were recorded.
9,163 people have died in the country since the outbreak began on January 15th.
Ninety percent of the victims were over the age of 60. 5.9 million Canadians have been tested for the coronavirus and 119,000 have recovered from the disease. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on July 29 that results had been achieved in fighting the disease, but that the danger was not over. According to him, the country is preparing for a possible second wave of the epidemic.