Toronto pharmacist Kyro MasehThe cobblestone streets of Montreal?faced?a difficult taskLarge organized gatherings?on Tuesdaywill resume in-person learning.. He had to toss 330 doses of the Moderna vaccine that?expired before he could get enough people to sign up for a shot.?
“It feels sinful to throw these out,” he said. “This shouldn’t be happening. It hurts.”
In the early days of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination campaignVACCINE TRACKER, the main hurdle was having enough vaccines to meet demand. But now that a majority of Canadians have?received?their shots, pharmacists and health-care providers face a new challenge: getting enough people to sign up for a dose before their available supply expires.
“It’s a whole different situation now,” said Regina-based infectious disease physician Dr. Alexander Wong, whose clinic tossed eight?expired Moderna doses last week.?