The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll for Monday June 14th, 2021
Ontarians who received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be able to get their second dose after eight weeks with informed consent. The province made the announcement Saturday afternoon. In a news release, the Ministry of Health said the change was made in consultation with the chief medical officer of health and other health experts, including the Ontario Science Advisory Table. Dr. Isaac Bogoch, an infectious disease expert and member of the province's vaccine task force, said the provincial government made a smart decision in accelerating second doses for people who Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will donate 13-million vaccine doses to a global shot sharing initiative to help inoculate more of the world against COVID-19. That comes as the World Health Organization and humanitarian groups called for vaccine financing and donations of surplus supply from Canada. The R-C-M-P says one of its Saskatchewan officers has been killed in the line of duty investigating a report of an allegedly stolen vehicle at the town of Wolseley, east of Regina. Assistant Commissioner Rhonda Blackmore says Constable Shelby Patton died early Saturday conducting a police check while standing outside of his vehicle. Ontario shortens wait between AstraZeneca doses from 12 to 8 weeks. Should you take a second shot of AstraZenca or should you mix and get a second shot of a different vaccine? Find out the facts on Medical Myth Busting with Dr. Barry Dworkin. Sunday House Call, Sunday afternoon at 3 on Newstalk 580 CFRA MPs accused of 'secret law making' in rush to pass controversial C-10 broadcasting bill Michael Geist - Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll every weekday from 5:00 am to 9:00 am on News Talk 580 CFRA.