USA to send 4 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Mexico, Canada


The authorities earlier said AstraZeneca vaccine doses for another 1.05 million people will arrive in the country in April under the World Health Organization's global vaccine COVAX Facility project.

The United States has tens of millions of the AstraZeneca vaccine at local manufacturing sites but is not using any of them because it has not been approved by US regulators.

A spokeswoman for AstraZeneca declined to comment on the deal but noted that its doses in the United States were owned by the U.S. government.

The poll also found that 41 per cent of respondents say they believe the worst of the COVID-19 crisis is behind us, while 25 per cent say we are now in the worst period.

On Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to take it, likewise saying it was "both safe and effective". "But the reality is.the pandemic knows no borders, and ensuring our neighbors can contain the virus is a mission critical step".

Coburn says there's no evidence of a causal link between vaccine hesitancy and the historical and intergenerational trauma Indigenous people feel live with because of residential schools and other colonialist practices.

A Canadian official said talks with the US are in an advanced stage, but no deal has been finalized.

BC has been vaccinating those over 80 years old over the past two weeks, and the government says it is on track to complete its provincial vaccine program in July.

"There is no problem in the quality of the vaccines, we have a conclusion about the death of the woman from Plovdiv - no thrombosis was observed", said Kirilov.

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The ministry's move follows many European countries' to halt the use of the vaccine developed by the British-Swedish company in collaboration with Oxford University over safety fears.

The White House official noted the exported vaccines would be a "loan".

AstraZeneca is among the vaccines that have received emergency approval in Mexico, and Mexico already has 870,000 doses of that vaccine.

"I can confirm that we have 7 million releasable doses available of AstraZeneca", Psaki told reporters during a press briefing.

Many European countries have suspended the vaccine temporarily pending the review.

Under the current protocol, those who report exposure to a person infected with COVID-19, or exhibit coronavirus symptoms will not be given the vaccine.

On Friday, the country reported 441 more COVID-19 cases, with the number remaining in the 400s for the third straight day, the KDCA said.

"That suggests that the vaccines might have a good effect", said Tam. Moderna will ship 846,000 more doses next week, bringing their first quarter total to two million doses, which hits their first-quarter target.