Canada approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot

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    Canada has approved AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, including the version produced by the Serum Institute of India, and 500,000 doses are due to arrive next week

    #News #CanadaVaccine #COVID-19 #AstraZeneca #JustinTrudeau

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