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Canada signs vaccine deal with Novavax

Canada confirmed a signed deal between itself and the US vaccine manufacturing firm Novavax. The  US-based firm is expected to manufacture millions of Covid-19 vaccines at a production facility to be built in Montreal. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement that the deal is one of several currently ongoing and that the deals are part of Canada's plan to increase its access to vaccine production for decades to come. Canada to purchase 52million doses from Novovax  Canada has agreed to purchase 52 million doses from Novavax if and when the vaccine is approved for use by the Canadian health board.  During a news conference in Ottawa, Trudeau said Canada is going to focus on manufacturing its own vaccines. Domestic production will protect Canada from future pandemics and...