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BC
5 169 72 2,719 2,870
AB
14 404 76 7,040 7,299
SK
5 163 56 6,197 6,333
MB
63 331 62 6,310 6,553
ON
10 65 25 1,574 1,676
QC
12 14 5 618 652
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North60
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Vaccine uptake low in some First Nations in Manitoba – APTN

Apr 07, 2021

Mass COVID-19 vaccinations are underway in First Nations across Manitoba but some leadership are still dealing with vaccine hesitancy resulting in concerns about wastage.

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN), located about 850 km north of Winnipeg, received nearly 1,600 doses of the Moderna vaccine last month, and within a week the community was putting needle in arms.

But Chief Marcel Moody told APTN News uptake has been slow.

They have only used approximately 51 per cent of the available supply.

“We’ve been waiting for this day for such a long time it would be such a shame to not use them,” said Moody.

“We’ve been in this pandemic for over a year and people are getting tired, people are getting anxious, people are getting frustrated. So are we. We have to make sure we’re doing our best to protect our community.”

Read more: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/vaccine-uptake-low-in-some-first-nations-in-manitoba/

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