Key Minister Justin Trudeau suggests Canada has signed a tentative arrangement for Novavax to make thousands and thousands of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Canada when it’s accredited for use listed here.
The U.S. company is however executing clinical trials of its vaccine but if Wellness Canada approves it, a new National Analysis Council facility in Montreal will start pumping out Novavax doses when the setting up is finished later this yr.
It would be the initial COVID-19 vaccine to be made domestically.
Canada is at present at the mercy of overseas governments, which could at any time slam the doorways shut to vaccine exports till their possess men and women are vaccinated.
That threat turns into ever more real this 7 days as Europe’s new export controls on vaccines get hold, putting at hazard Canada’s