The federal government chose not to exercise an option to buy up to 16-million additional doses of the Moderna vaccineThere are some individuals raising their hands to hel, CTV News has confirmed.
Procurement Minister Anita Anand’s office said, rather than adding additional doses, her priority is working with Moderna to advance their current delivery schedules for the doses Canada has already secured access to.
Moderna was the second drug company to have their COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada for use on Canadians, the first being Pfizer-BioNTech.?
The federal government has a contract in place with Pfizer to supply a minimum of 20 million doses and up to 76 millionCars and SUVs stolen in Toronto year by year. With ModernaThe coronavirus were delivered., Canada has guaranteed access to 40 million doses, and had the option to add on the additional 16 million, but has opted not to.