If you had astrazeneca as your first shot then you'll be offered it as your second.I now get to book into line for shot #2, but now wondering if it will be one of the dwindling AZ supply, or the Pfizer, giving me the swamp mix of vaccines. LOL.
Maybe not, most of Canada has a shortage and recommend getting the abundant Pfizer shot as a second, which also boosts antibodies.If you had astrazeneca as your first shot then you'll be offered it as your second.
Blood clot risks are nearly unheard of with the second dose.
Nobody in my age group last week when it opened up appeared to get AZ. Mostly Pfizer and a couple of people got Moderna (in AB)Maybe not, most of Canada has a shortage and recommend getting the abundant Pfizer shot as a second, which also boosts antibodies.
If it's available when my turn comes around I'll get it.
Pfizer has announced tens of millions of doses coming the next 2 months, nothing from AZ.
That is what I did. 2nd dose kicked my ass but I was ok on day 3Hope for me yet!
Global News: AstraZeneca 1st dose, Pfizer 2nd: Study says combination is safe and effective.
Spain embarked on the study to determine how best to proceed after limiting AstraZeneca's shot to people aged over 60 due to concerns about blood clotting in younger people.globalnews.ca
That's what I did as well; first available vaccine.My second is booked for 12 days from now.
I'll be getting the Pfizer as a second with my AZ for the first.
There is some delay with getting AZ to our pharmacies while PZ is readily available.
Going with the get the first available to you advice.