Health Canada approves Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

05th Mar, 2021. 10:54 pm

Canada has approved the Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine along with AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, and Moderna vaccines.

As per reports, Canada has ordered up to 38 million doses, which can be stored at very low temperatures from two to eight degrees Celsius (35-46 Fahrenheit).

Health Canada chief medical officer Supriya Sharma said,

“We concluded that there was strong evidence that showed that the benefits of this vaccine outweigh the potential risk,” “its evaluation will continue as it is rolled out,”

“So far all of the vaccines approved for use in Canada are effective against severe cases and hospitalization,” she added.

On Friday, Canadian health officials have reported more than 878,000 cases of the covid-19 and over 22,000 deaths.

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