Canada approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine; What’s next | Dec. 9, 2020

Canada approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine; What’s next | Dec. 9, 2020

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Canada has become the third country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. We look at when the first doses will be delivered, what this means for Canadians and the pandemic and what we still don’t know. The doctors are in to answer questions about the vaccine. Plus, the Canadian man who’s become the voice of Bugs Bunny.


00:00 The National for Dec. 9, 2020
01:14 Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
01:49 Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan
04:34 The speed of Canada's COVID-19 vaccine approval
08:05 Vaccine approval brings hope to anxious Canadians
10:23 COVID-19 vaccination program continues in the U.K.
10:43 U.K. warns people with severe allergies to avoid vaccine for now
14:20 Reassuring those reluctant to get the COVID-19 vaccine
16:42 Premieres breathe a sigh of relief at vaccine news
17:25 Quebec delays surgeries as COVID-19 cases rise
19:05 Quebec emergency alert reminds people to follow the rules
19:27 New COVID-19 restrictions in Alberta
21:27 27-year-old dies of COVID-19 in Windsor-Essex, Ont.
22:24 U.S. has highest 1-day increase in COVID-19 deaths
22:40 Some CERB recipients told they have to repay
25:48 Essential workers worry about place in line for vaccine
28:48 Your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine
33:48 What a COVID-19 vaccine means for health-care workers
37:19 The Canadian behind the voice of Bugs Bunny
42:54: The Moment | What a vaccine means to you

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