B.C., Alberta among latest provinces to pause use of AstraZeneca vaccine for 1st dose

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    Seven Canadian provinces have now paused the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for first doses, and some are questioning why Canada is due to accept more than 600,000 doses next week.

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