Experts say approval of COVID-19 vaccines for kids will help achieve herd immunity, provide host of benefits
Following the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine in children age five to 11 in the United States, many are anticipating Health Canada’s approval in the coming weeks. Although vaccine hesitancy remains a key issue among parents, experts say vaccinating kids will bring society that much closer to herd immunity.
Ottawa volunteers driven to help eliminate vaccination barriers
Volunteers in the Ottawa community have been working to help eliminate barriers for those booking and getting transportation to their vaccine appointments. On July 26, the city reported that 70 per cent of Ottawa residents over age 18 have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Still, navigating online bookings and language barriers can pose a challenge for vulnerable…