This can be a momentous event. I imply, the geek in me is amazed that we — nobody would have thought. I feel, you already know, even once we regarded again on the first discovery of the virus, that lower than a yr later we’d be authorizing after which distributing a vaccine. So I feel it’s only a testomony to the a long time of science and expertise and analysis that’s gone into the event of that vaccine. I feel it’s a testomony to the work of regulators internationally working collectively. It’s a testomony to our staff that’s actually devoted an unbelievable period of time and vitality and sources to try this. And I feel, you already know, it’s an distinctive day for Canada. Once we do an authorization, it implies that we’ve checked out it and the advantages outweigh the potential dangers. However it’s nonetheless a drug. It’s nonetheless a vaccine, and there are potential dangers, even when they’re uncommon. In order that’s why it’s vital that we proceed to observe it. So I might say to Canadians, you already know, we’ve approved it. Whether it is their flip to get the vaccine, they completely ought to really feel snug getting that. However we nonetheless do have to proceed to observe it as we might any product, as a result of, clearly, once we do the analysis, the analysis are executed in medical trials. They’re executed in smaller teams of individuals below preferrred situations. And we have to get info from the vaccine because it goes out and begins to get utilized in greater numbers of individuals, not solely in Canada, however all over the world.


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