Two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine may be around 85 per cent to 90 per cent effective against symptomatic disease, Public Health England said on Thursday. The provincial government is anxious about the possibility of a third wave.
A reminder for the date of the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be sent to those who have been vaccinated with the first dose and had registered on the digital system. It is vital that we continue to support the world-renowned British research sector that has contributed to its success.
More than 7.7 million doses have been administered in Ontario overall.
He wrote, "On Tuesday I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine".
She added that with the arrival of additional doses of 10 million per month from June to August, the government is now ready to inoculate the Priority Group A4 or economic frontliners and A5 or the indigent population.
The trial, which aims to recruit almost 3000 participants, will look at seven different COVID-19 shots, some of which are already approved by regulators and in wide use and others that are still in development.
When the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were rolled out in B.C. last December and January the set dose interval was between 14 and 21 days.
The trial has received ethics approval by the NHS Research Ethics Committee, as well as approval from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
There is no requirement for screening of the vaccine recipients by Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) prior to COVID-19 vaccination, the statement said. Anyone who is 18 years of age or older and in good health is eligible to participate in the study.
The country's captains of industry, who are overseeing the vaccine rollout programme together with the government, say things are going well so far.
It was just a bare arm exposed for a Covid-19 vaccine jab but it was enough for fans of the royals to declare Prince William a thirst trap.