35 C
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
- Advertisement -

Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech Covid – 19 vaccine for use

Good for the Canadians has the health ministry of the government Health Canada has sanctioned the use of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid – 19 vaccine for use in Canada and the first dose is likely to be administered next week, local media reported.

The Federal Health Agency has considered the vaccine safe and effective for use for Canadians, local media reported.  Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the top military general leading the rollout from the Public Health Agency of Canada told the media that, “We expect vaccines to arrive maybe as early as Monday. It takes time to prepare the vaccine.” The first shots could be given by the middle of next week, he added.

Image Source: Sky News

According to reports Canada plans to immunize entire population by the end of the next year.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “This is a big deal.” In the House of Commons Wednesday afternoon, thanking doctors, researchers and scientists who worked to approve the first COVID-19 vaccine he said, “We will see 30,000 vaccines begin to arrive next week, with many more on the horizon. But we are not through this yet, we’ve got a tough winter to get through and I know we’re going to be able to get through it together.”

Related Articles

Russian and North Korea sign ‘peaceful and defensive’ pact

Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un have signed a comprehensive agreement pact between Russia and North Korea, which Kim described as “peaceful and defensive” and...

Proud of our brave Himveers – Home Minister Amit Shah

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah has hailed Indo Tibetan Border Police’s Mountain rescue team for carrying out a rescue...

PM reviews preparedness for cyclone “Remal”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for cyclone “Remal” over North Bay of Bengal at his residence at 7,...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here