Vaccine panel’s advice on AstraZeneca use for seniors to evolve as new data comes, say public health officials
Dr. Howard Njoo says NACI's recommendation advising against its use for seniors is not meant to cast doubt on the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine. 'It doesn't mean that the vaccine is not effective for all ages. It simply means that there has to be sufficient data.'
Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada's deputy public health officer, says it's up to the provinces and territories to decide how to set their vaccination plans based on their context. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade