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The challenges ahead if Canada hopes to lift COVID-19 restrictions by summer

CA, 24 Apr 2021
New federal modelling shows stricter public health measures have helped slow the surge in COVID-19 cases in Canada.

And now that more people are getting inoculated against the virus, Canada’s top doctor says it may be safe to lift restrictions over the summer.

The National Advisory Council on Immunization (NACI) is now recommending that people age 30 and up be offered the AstraZeneca vaccine, which could help speed up the vaccine rollout.

Abigail Bimman reports on where Canada’s rollout needs to be for restrictions to ease and why combating vaccine hesitancy will be crucial.

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