Moderna COVID-19 doses set to reach Canada next week will arrive tomorrow: Trudeau


A shipment of one million Moderna COVID-19 doses originally scheduled to arrive next week will instead arrive Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.

“By tomorrow morning, a million Moderna doses will be on the ground in Canada,” Trudeau said.

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He added Canada will be picking up the doses in Europe later that evening. They will be distributed by the end of the week.

Procurement minister Anita Anand said Canada was in talks with Moderna to make vaccine deliveries more reliable.

More to come.

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