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Trudeau’s move to wait his turn for vaccine signals difference in political dynamics with U.S., say experts

By Beatrice Paez      

Some experts say it’s an open question whether having political leaders or other high-profile figures get their shots first will actually be effective at shoring up confidence in the safety of the vaccine. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says priority should be given 'vulnerable people who need to get these vaccines much quicker.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Canada’s political leaders are hewing to the vaccine guidelines the federal advisory committee has issued in waiting their turn for the shot, a departure from some of their American counterparts that some experts say speaks to differences in political dynamics.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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