An updated look at the 16-week window between doses of vaccines in BC for COVID-19

An updated look at the 16-week window between doses of vaccines in BC for COVID-19

By Tonia Tauh, MD, FRCPC/ Michelle Mozel, MSc/ Paula Meyler, MD, FRCPC/ Susan M. Lee, MD, FRCPC, MAS

In accordance with new recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization, British Columbia has extended the interval between first and second doses up to 16 weeks for all currently approved COVID-19 vaccines in Canada.[1] In light of this change—developed to maximize the number of individuals receiving their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine—we have update