The Canadian advisory committee on immunisation has said the government should prioritise adults from “racialised communities” for the “second stage” of the country’s Wuhan coronavirus vaccination plan.
The committee announced that adults from minority communities should be given the vaccine ahead of others, including older white or “non-racialised” people, claiming Canadian minority groups have been disproportionally affected by the Wuhan coronavirus.
“Key populations are sequenced in three stages corresponding to increasing vaccine availability in each quarter of 2021,” the committee stated this week, broadcaster CTV reports.
The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) statement breaks down the vaccination rollout into prioritised stages, with stage one consisting of care home residents, frontline health workers, adults over 70 years of age, and adults in indigenous communities.
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The second stage, which includes all “racialised