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With millions of vaccine doses arriving in Canada in the coming weeks, the country’s mass COVID-19 vaccination program is ramping up to its quickest pace yet. Can we reach herd immunity? How will new variants impact the vaccine plan? This town hall event, the fifth in a series on COVID-19 co-hosted by The Globe and Mail and the Royal Society of Canada, will feature an esteemed panel of experts discussing the key challenges involved in Canada’s ongoing efforts to end the pandemic.


Dr. Scott Halperin, Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie University and Director, Canadian Center for Vaccinology

Colleen Flood, Director, University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Indigenous Health Advocate and Anesthesiologist, Alberta Health Services

Dr. Gina Ogilvie, Professor, University of British Columbia and Senior Public Health Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control

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