Pfizer-BioNtech fast tracks COVID vaccine shipments, additional 1.5-million doses in March

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Canada is getting an additional 1.5-million doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID vaccine this month. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also says an extra million Pfizer shots will be arriving in April. 

Trudeau announced the pharmaceutical giant is fast-tracking Canadian shipments to deliver about 3.5-million doses meant to for the summer in the next two months. 

That means 8-million vaccines in total are arriving in Canada in March, 2-million doses more than what the federal government was planning for.

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