"Covax pools funds from wealthier countries to help buy vaccines for themselves and low-income nations.
The scheme has announced a plan to deliver more than 330 million vaccine doses in the first half of 2021.
Canada is the only member of the G7 group of rich countries listed as a Covax beneficiary at this stage."
Essentially, Justin Trudeau is raiding vaccine supplies that have been stockpiled for countries that otherwise struggle to afford them.
Had he handled this right from the beginning, he would not have even had to consider this option, and now he is taking away vaccines meant for people who have no alternative.
The selfishness and disregard for lives of people outside of Canada is horrifying, yet not wholly surprising coming from the Trudeau government.
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Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vax-eeeeen,
Dolly did more than that orange man.
It utilizes RNA,
Then antibodies save the day,
It took more work than we can say, vaccine.
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"OTTAWA - Every COVID-19 vaccine maker Canada signed a contract with last summer was asked if they could make the doses in Canada and all of them concluded they could not, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said Thursday.
Anand told the House of Commons industry committee that her department “proactively and repeatedly approached leading vaccine manufacturers” about the matter.
“We took this issue up with suppliers at every turn at the negotiating table to discern whether they would come to the table with this possibility of domestic biomanufacturing,” Anand said.
“The manufacturers reviewed the identified assets here in Canada and concluded that biomanufacturing capacity in this country, at the time of contract, which was last August and September, was too limited to justify the investment of capital and expertise to start manufacturing in Canada.”
Many of the COVID-19 vaccine makers sought partners to help produce their product. Moderna signed a 10-year exclusivity agreement with Swiss manufacturer Lonza to make its vaccine. AstraZeneca sought deals with multiple countries to produce its vaccine last summer and fall, including China, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, India and South Korea."
I'll be honest, at first this made me laugh
But I think this showcases Canada's failure to live up to the propaganda-based idea that we are progressive and ahead of the curve
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