This week marks six months since Vancouver senior Elvira Lount received her third COVID-19 shot, or her first booster.
Because her 70th birthday isn’t until late August, however, she’ll have to wait months to get her next booster shot. Fourth doses, the province says, are currently only available to people age 70 and older, Indigenous people over 55, and people in long-term care — six months after their last booster.
But 200,000 of those doses are set to expire in the next month, according to one infectious disease expert.
“I just don’t understand why Dr. Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix and the NDP are withholding those doses from people, and then allowing them to expire,”
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