COVID-19: Will Canadians have to take more vaccine boosters in the future?

Global News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Will Canadians have to take more vaccine boosters in the future?” – below is their description.

As the pandemic drags on, the coronavirus is only expected to keep mutating. Does that mean vaccinated people will have to get more booster shots?

As the latest data shows just over a third of Canadians already have a third dose, new Ipsos polling conducted for Global News reveals many Canadians aren’t eager to get additional shots beyond that. About 56 per cent express some concerns and wonder how many more we may need.

Jamie Mauracher hears what some doctors have to say about a fourth dose and how vaccine makers are planning for the future.

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