How Canadians will know when it’s their turn to get vaccinated

It’s up to each individual province and territory in Canada to decide how the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered. But generally, they are following the recommendations put forward by the federal government’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization. (Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)

(CBC News) — With the recent announcement that Health Canada has approved Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, the second being made available to the public, Canadians are likely wondering when it will be their turn to get inoculated.

But with the country currently in the first phase of vaccine rollout, that’s still unclear, with much depending on what they do and where they live.

It’s up to each individual province and territory to decide how the vaccine will be administered. But generally, they are following the recommendations put forward by the federal government’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI).

The advisory committee made these recommendations using experts in the fields of pediatrics, infectious diseases, immunology, pharmacy, nursing, epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, social science and public health. (…)

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