Also, because the risk of a far more unsafe rare brain blood clot goes up in younger patients, the risk of dying is higher for younger people.
'It will be there eventually but it just means they wait a bit longer'.
The Department of Health has said people aged under 40 in NI will be offered the Pfizer-BioNTech jab.
"The recommendation is not a retrospective one", said Quach.
After a week of competing messages about the usefulness of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the federal government confirmed today it will continue to procure the product - and that well over a million doses are expected to arrive between now and the end of June.
Almost 700 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.
That variant is the dominant one in Canada.
'Those countries that delayed their own vaccination programmes at a time of high transmission rates by declining to use available Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines should know that their decision will have contributed to an increase in the number of avoidable deaths from Covid-19'.
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"I am confident that they have done the right thing to protect themselves, and our community".
They also got it at a time when it wasn't entirely clear when they might be able to get a dose of Pfizer or Moderna. Another million are expected in June. "So if anybody comes in who is in the 30 to 39 age group, they will be offered the Pfizer vaccine in the main and Moderna in some places".
There are 457 people hospitalized with the virus, including 154 who are in the ICU.
The National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination official said Pakistan has now managed to get the coronavirus vaccine from South Korea using influence with partner organisations.
He said the doctors, nurses and other vaccine experts on NACI are "incredibly smart and well-meaning" but that they, like he and other scientists and medical experts, aren't experts in communications.
This second delivery of vaccines from the COVAX facility and the remaining doses of vaccines donated by the Government of India will now be held to guarantee the second dose of the AstraZenca vaccine for those who received the first dose.
Razak said all the vaccines approved in Canada, including AstraZeneca, are good vaccines to take.
"We have had our first case of Vaccine-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (or VITT) that we have seen around the world and across the country", Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday.