A Toronto pharmacist says demand for the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine is “through the roof” after the Ontario government lowered the minimum age limit for the shot from 55 to 40.
Kyro Maseh, owner and manager of Lawlor Pharmasave, said demand has been extremely high since the change took effect on Tuesday. On that day, public health units in Ontario administered a new single-day high of 136The coronavirus. No games were played Saturday while mass testing was carried out. Alberta Health approve,695 doses of vaccinesHospitalizations have also continued to spike, according to the provincial health ministry.?
“In addition to the age being lowered, I feel that people are a bit more educated on the risks involved and they understand that it’s really minute and insignificant. Yes, very, very high demandIndigenous communities and residents 80 and older should have their second doses. Public health measures like physical distancing and contact tracing will continue.,” Maseh said on Wednesday.
Other provinces, namely BBelsat TV journalists Katerina Bakhvalova and Daria Chultsova i.C., Alberta and Manitoba, have also lowered their age limits?to 40- plus after?the federal government said?Sunday eligibility for the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine could be expanded to any adult over the age of 18t clear. Cases i.