Ontario to provide details today on rollout of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots – CBC

Chief medical officer of health scheduled to hold 1 p.m. ET news conference

Nov 03, 2021

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health will reveal details on Wednesday of the province’s plan to roll out COVID-19 booster shots, the government says.

Dr. Kieran Moore is set to hold a news conference at 1 p.m. ET. You’ll be able to watch it live in this story.

Last week, Health Minister Christine Elliott said the plan will include “information to all Ontarians on when they can expect to receive a third dose” of COVID-19 vaccine, but provided no further specifics.

Elliott’s comments came after Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommended booster shots for adults aged 80 and older and opened the door for some other groups that may be at increased risk of lowered protection over time since their initial vaccinations.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/covid-19-ontario-november-3-2021-booster-shots-details-1.6235235

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