COVID-19 vaccine set to arrive will be targeted for clusters and community outbreaks. Some of the vaccine is already in British Columbia.
A majority of the current shipment, 41,000 doses, is set to expire on April 3. Why is B.C. on its 1st age group when Alberta is opening vaccination to anyone 65+? “When people are working somewhere they are also living in their communities.
We are empowering public health to focus on are of highest transmission to reduce that with a limited amount of vaccine,” Dix said.“When you are in a pandemic you have to arm public health with all the tools at their disposal and that is what we are doing.”Health authorities will determine how to use the AstraZeneca based on industries with high levels of COVID-19.