New Pfizer-BioNTech Omicron vaccine available in Ontario in weeks: Minister of Health

This August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine during production in Kalamazoo, Mich. Ontario's health minister says the newly approved Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine means youth aged 12 to 17 can get a dose heading into the colder months. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pfizer via AP) This August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine during production in Kalamazoo, Mich. Ontario's health minister says the newly approved Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine means youth aged 12 to 17 can get a dose heading into the colder months. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pfizer via AP)

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