Sumary of Trudeau cautions against ‘preliminary’ coronavirus vaccine talk:
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians on Thursday that despite this week promising coronavirus vaccine developments, the country is “still facing many more months”.
- He said there are preliminary discussions around Canada vaccine roll-out plan, but because there are still many unknowns, the federal government will not “confirm”.
- Ontario expecting to receive total of 2.4 million doses of Pfizer, Moderna vaccines by March Trudeau response comes after Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said on Wednesday that the province is expecting to get around 1.6 million doses of Pfizer vaccine and around 800,000 of Moderna for proper distribution by March 2021..
- “There are many numbers circulating amongst health officials as to what the possible delivery of vaccines can be..
- “The reality is we are still facing many more months of having to do the right things, having to reduce our contacts, having to wear masks … yes vaccines are coming and yes Canada will be ready and have the right plan to make sure they are getting these out across the country..
- Trudeau was asked directly whether Elliott coronavirus vaccine numbers were wrong, but he sidestepped mentioning the Ontario minister in his response…