B.C. should vaccinate essential workers with Pfizer and Moderna, experts say
2021-04-06 from ctvnews.ca
Tens of thousands of B.C.’s frontline and essential workers were supposed to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine in an immunization campaign that would run alongside the current age-based program.
Concerns around blood clots, prompted by rare incidents in other parts of the world, has changed that. Right now, AstraZeneca can only be administered to people between the ages of 55 and 65 at pharmacies.
That has some infectious disease experts suggesting essential workers be given the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, even if that means diverting and delaying doses for those in the age-based program.
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