Will Canadians need 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose?

Global News published this video item, entitled “Will Canadians need 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose?” – below is their description.

Questions are growing in Canada over the need for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, as Israel begins offering booster shots to its population.

Nearly 70 per cent of Canada’s population is fully vaccinated and health officials say the focus right now should be on getting everyone double-dosed. Mike Le Couteur looks into the strategy and the latest data around third doses.

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