Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said most Canadians could be vaccinated against COVID-19 by next September rather than the end of 2021 as previously projected, as reported in the National Post.
Officials say they could start approving the various candidate vaccines as early as next month and distribute doses in the first quarter of 2021.
"Doctors have underlined that if all goes well, there is a very good chance that a majority of Canadians can be vaccinated by next September," Trudeau stated during a regular briefing.
Less than two weeks ago, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Howard Njoo indicated that "a large part of the population" would likely get the vaccine by the end of 2021 if all went according to plans.
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