알버타주는 이번주부터 코로나19 백신 투약을 의료진부터 시작한다고 합니다.
화이자의 백신이 지난주 1차 백신이 캐나다에 도착했고 2차는 12월 말쯤에 도착을 할 예정입니다.
그리고 2021년 봄까지 알버타 인구의 3분 1이 접종을 하고 나머지는 여름까지 진행이 될거라는 기사가 났습니다.
기사 원문 일부:
EDMONTON - Alberta is to start distributing the COVID-19 vaccine next week to front-line health workers and caregivers.
Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the first round of the vaccine will be administered on Dec. 16.
The 3,900 doses will be given to intensive care unit doctors and nurses, respiratory therapists and long-term care workers.
The Royal Alexandra and the University of Alberta hospitals in Edmonton and at the Foothills Hospital and Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary will be the initial vaccination sites.
Shandro says Pfizer has advised the first vaccine shipment must be used where it is delivered, so it cannot be shipped to care homes.
But he says by inoculating staff, care-home residents will be safer.
“I think we all could use a bit of good news right now,” Shandro told a news conference Wednesday.
“These staff are exhausted, and they put themselves at risk for 10 months. They need support.
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