OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a tentative deal Tuesday with U.S. vaccine-maker Novavax to make its merchandise in Canada if the COVID-19 vaccine gets accepted for use below.
“This is a significant stage ahead to get vaccines manufactured in Canada, for Canadians,” Trudeau mentioned.
But the settlement isn’t really going to ease tension on the federal government to get vaccines into Canada, because Novavax very first has to get its vaccine authorised, the Countrywide Exploration Council has to end building a new facility in Montreal the place the doses will be made, and that facility has to be certified to make the vaccines.
Novavax used Friday for regulatory approval in Canada but is even now finishing its clinical trials and won’t hope to have the ultimate information readily available for that assessment for a thirty day period or two at least. The