Sumary of Border battles: Vaccines ‘being thrown out’ in U.S. should go to Canadians, mayors say:
- Perfectly good U.S.-owned COVID-19 vaccine doses are regularly going into garbage bins just kilometers away from the Canadian border, according to local mayors and health care providers who are now fighting to get the jabs to go into Canadian arms instead..
- border, said pharmacists who live in Windsor but work in the United States have been continually offering him their excess doses at the end of the day..
- He said pharmacists in Windsor are “just beside themselves thinking that this stuff is going into the landfill when there such a demand here on our side of the border.”.
- Ottawa to ease quarantine rule for vaccinated Canadians To date, Canada has vaccinated roughly 70 per cent of its adult population with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine..
- Demand for those vaccines has started to slow in the United States, according to its recent vaccination figures..
- The New York Times reported that daily shots administered peaked in mid-April, and have been steadily declining since..
- Canadians are scrambling to find their first and second-dose appointments as our rollout shows a steady upwards trajectory of daily doses..
- cities, according to mayors and health-care providers, and that waste is happening mere kilometers from Canadian cities rife with citizens that would gladly roll up their sleeves sooner….