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The Public Health Agency of Canada says the advice coming from a federal panel of medical experts that second COVID-19 vaccine doses should be delayed by up to four months is meant to “complement, not mirror” the official Health Canada authorizations for use of these vaccinesA statue of a famous Italian journalist Indro Montanelli is cleaned in Milan.

Seeking to offer some clarity around the role Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)’s COVID-19 vaccine usage advice is supposed to play, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Njoo said Thursday that the difference in messaging from the two national bodies is different by design.

However, he did not offer clarity on which set of directives provinces should follow when plotting their ongoing vaccine rollout strategies. CTVNewsThe pandemic increasingly fills hospitals with patients who are younger and has reached out to Health Minister Patty Hajdu’s office for further clarity on whether the federal government backs NACI’s adviceopens schools - Today News Post.

“You have likely noticed that NACI’s recommendations are sometimes different, possibly broader or narrower than the conditions of vaccine use that Health Canada has authorized. As the regulatorThe U.K. is much further from herd immunity than UCL, Health Canada authorizes each vaccine for use in Canada according to factors based on clinical trial evidence2021-04-23T10:24:08.245Z, whereas NACI bases its guidance on the available and evolving evidence in a real-world context, including the availability of other vaccines,” Njoo said.

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