Some Manitobans in no hurry to get a shot of the new Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine – CBC

Starting Thursday, eligible people over 18 can book appointments to get Moderna’s bivalent vaccine

Sep 22, 2022

Manitoba health authorities are urging everyone who’s eligible to get the new vaccine that targets the Omicron variant of COVID-19 — but it’s not clear if that message is hitting the mark.

As more people return to normal, post-lockdown life, some experts say vaccine fatigue may be preventing people from taking the measures they need to protect themselves from the coronavirus.

“I think I’m good for now,” said Winnipegger Danis Karuba, when he learned Wednesday that people over 18 can now get a dose of the Moderna bivalent vaccine.

“If it’s mandatory, then I’m probably going to have to, but right now I’m going to stick with the two that I have.”

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