Pfizer’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine available for Nova Scotians 12 and older – CBC

Nova Scotia Health says bivalent vaccine protects better against Omicron variants

Oct 26, 2022

Nova Scotians 12 and older can now schedule an appointment to get Pfizer’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine.

Tens of thousands of appointments were added to the online booking system on Wednesday, according to the provincial health authority.

Moderna’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine is also available to Nova Scotians 18 and older. The Pfizer and Moderna bivalent vaccines are the only bivalent vaccines authorized for use in Canada.

Public Health says both brands are safe and people should choose the first available appointment they are eligible for.

The provincial health authority says those who are eligible should get the dose this fall because it offers better protection against Omicron strains.

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