Canada to buy 2 million doses of SII vaccine, Health News, ET HealthWorld


NEW DELHI: After Canada approved AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, 500,000 doses of the same vaccine manufactured in India will arrive in Canada on Wednesday. Canadian authorities have also entered into a commercial agreement with Serum Institute of India for supply of 2 million doses of the same, said government officials.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau expressed appreciation for India’s support and partnership in ensuring speedy delivery of the vaccines. “I want to express my appreciation for the support and partnership of the Indian government in fighting Covid-19, in helping secure these does for Canadians,” said Trudeau.

The delivery will take place within 3 weeks of the conversation that took place between Trudeau and PM Narendra Modi on the issue of vaccines.

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