Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Some Canadians hesitant to take a COVID-19 vaccine” – below is their description.
Coronavirus cases continue to rise across Canada and provinces are going back into different levels of restrictions, and a COVID-19 vaccine could be months away.
Although the vaccine must be approved by Health Canada first, some Canadians are not sure whether they’ll actually take it when one becomes available.
Ipsos polling on behalf of Global News showed 54 per cent of people would agree to take a vaccine, but others are citing concerns on how quick it got developed. Carolyn Jarvis has the story.
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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.