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Saskatchewan Dentists Eagerly Await Vaccinations Despite Delivery Delays

February 3, 2021
by CBC


Recent delays in vaccine shipments to Canada from European suppliers means dentists, hygienists and office staff will likely be waiting until at least May to get their shots, according to Doug Brothwell, dean of dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan.

“The same as everyone else, I’d really like to see the vaccine get out more quickly,” Brothwell said.

Saskatchewan dentists and their staff were recently told to expect their COVID vaccine in early April. Dentists were scheduled for phase two of the vaccine rollouts, along with other health-care workers including chiropractors and physiotherapists, Brothwell said.

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