mRNA COVID-19 vaccines preferred 2nd doses after AstraZeneca shot, Canada’s NACI says | FULL

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Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) updated its guidance on Thursday, now recommending that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna are the preferred second doses for those who took AstraZeneca as their first.

The change was announced during the press conference by Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam.

“An mRNA vaccine should now be offered as the second dose for individuals who received a first dose of AstraZeneca or COVISHIELD vaccine,” said Tam, who was also joined by several other public health officials in charge of the country’s COVID-19 response and vaccine rollout.

Canada is set to receive an extra one million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from the United States on Thursday night, says Procurement Minister Anita Anand.

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