Omicron shows need for global vaccine coverage, as Canada doses slowly reach African clinics - CTV News, December 4, 2021

Published: 6 December 2021

Dr. Catherine Hankins, Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health and co-chair of Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force is among the experts quoted by CTV News.

"Catherine Hankins, part of Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force, said that there are issues with “the lack of notice and the short shelf life of donations.

“What do I mean by that is the countries […] need to be getting vaccines that have at least a 10 week shelf life in order for them to be able to use them, and they need four weeks notice that they're coming,” she explained."

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