Canada said that people who received the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. They can now take another dose of Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine.
Canada has taken a big decision regarding the Coronavirus Vaccine, which can open a new door for many countries. Actually, Canada’s Health Agency allowed mixing and mixing of vaccines. Through this, people can now take the second dose of any other vaccine. Before this, people were allowed to take both doses of the same vaccine. After this decision, now people will be able to take the first dose of a different vaccine and the second dose of any other vaccine.
The Public Health Agency said that people who have received the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. They can now take another dose of Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine. At the same time, those who have taken the first dose of Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine. They can take either of these two vaccines as a second dose. However, the country’s top doctors say that it is best to take both doses of the same brand of vaccine.
Canada is vaccinating one percent of the population every day
Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr Theresa Tom said, people try to find the same vaccine. But if you feel that you are not able to find, then you can take another dose of another vaccine. He said, this advice provides a safe and effective alternative to the management of vaccination programs of the provinces and territories. After a slow start, Canada is now vaccinating an average of one percent of its country’s population every day. Although the supply of vaccine was a problem, but now due to Moderna and AstraZeneca, this problem seems to be going away.
People taking the first dose of Pfizer and Moderna cannot take AstraZeneca
It is worth noting here that Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Vaccination (NACI) has said that people who have received the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. They can take another dose of AstraZeneca or mRNA vaccine. It said that it does not recommend that people who received the first dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine receive a second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. This is because the AstraZeneca vaccine uses another type of technology. So far 13 million people in Canada have received at least one dose of the Pfizer vaccine. While 35 lakh doses of Moderna Vaccine have been administered to the people. At the same time, 20 lakh people have received the dose of AstraZeneca vaccine.
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