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Coronavirus: Canada secures 2M doses of CoviShield vaccine, to arrive in weeks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday that Canada had secured two million doses of the CoviShield vaccine in addition to the 20 million doses it will receive from AstraZeneca, which was approved earlier in the day by Health Canada. Canada secured the CoviShield doses through an agreement with Verity Pharmaceuticals and the Serum Institute of India. The PM said the first shipment of a half million doses will arrive within weeks.

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