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Canada Dentists, teachers disappointed they won't be prioritized for vaccine in B.C.

23:16  24 january  2021
23:16  24 january  2021 Source:   msn.com

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B . C .'s updated vaccine plan prioritizes age and medical vulnerability The BC Teachers ’ Federation says if non-medical front-line workers won ’ t be prioritized for In a statement Friday, the union said it was disappointed at the news, but acknowledged the province needed to prioritize saving lives.

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VANCOUVER — Dentists and teachers are among the groups that are disappointed they won't be given priority to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in British Columbia.

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B.C. rolled out its vaccination plan on Friday, revealing that after the most vulnerable groups have been immunized, shots will be given out according to age, with the oldest residents first in line.

That means many people who have not been able to work from home during the pandemic, including grocery store workers, police officers and bus drivers, will have to wait to get the vaccine along with others in their age group.

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Gates provided the example of challenges the polio vaccine faced in some countries – and the cunning lengths some were willing to go to get their populations jabbed. In places like Nigeria we had to go to the religious leaders, talk to them , have them speak out, you know, vaccinate their children.

The British Columbia Dental Association has written a letter to Premier John Horgan strongly urging him to include dentists in stage two of the vaccination plan, alongside family doctors and medical specialists.


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The B.C. Teachers' Federation says it's disappointed there is no prioritization for frontline workers who have kept schools open, but it acknowledges the vaccine supply is beyond its control and those who are most vulnerable must be immunized first.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said that scientific evidence supports an age-based approach because older populations are at much higher risk of infection and death from COVID-19.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 24, 2021.

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