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COVID-19: Manitoba launches effort to vaccinate kids 5-11

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COVID-19 is going into full swing Thursday.Health officials announced Wednesday afternoon that it had also started vaccinations — a day ahead of schedule — due to shipments of the pediatric vaccine arriving earlier than expected.

Manitoba says more than 15K vaccination appointments made for kids 5-11 Monday morning But the full push to get shots into arms kicks off Thursday with a photo op at the Winnipeg supersite in RBC Convention Centre at noon.The province says health minister Audrey Gordon will be joined by vaccine implementation task force lead, Dr.

Joss Reimer, and pediatrician and parent Dr. Jared Bullard as kids get their shots.Global News will stream the event live in this story.Manitoba opened up vaccine eligibility for kids.

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