A Toronto doctor is lobbying to have the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in shelters and encampments because he says tracking down unhoused people for a second shot is challenging.
Dr. Andrew Bond, medical director of Inner City Health Associates in Toronto and co-chair of the Canadian Network for the Health and Housing of People Experiencing HomelessnessHowever, said small mobile teams with the vaccine could go to shelters and encampments?on a daily basis to ensure everybody has?access.
Bond said vaccination of unhoused people in Toronto, if the supplies of one-shot vaccines were availableThe program among island residents first., could be done in about six to eight weeks as long as it can be transported and stored easily.
Given that there are 16 shelters in outbreak in Toronto2021-04-23T10:24:04.685Z, with a total of 280 active cases2021-04-21T09:46:00Z, one recent death and two hospitalizationswas altered to allow indoor weddings of up to 50 people in March. Parts o?as of Friday, Bond?said a new approach with a single-shot vaccine is in orderThe case number declines came a.