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5 things to know for Tuesday, April 27, 2021

5 things to know for Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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TORONTO -- Canada has now administered at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 35.74 per cent of the country s eligible population. Here s what else you need to know to start your day.

1. Military teams: The Canadian Armed Forces will send up to in order to support hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 following a request from the province.

2. Young COVID-19 victim: A 13-year-old girl from Brampton, Ont. has become one of the youngest people in Ontario to die of COVID-19.

4. Vaccine label: Health Canada has updated the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine product label to include the "very rare" side effect of thrombosis, or blood clotting, following vaccination.

5. Vaccine effectiveness: As Canada prepares to receive up to 1.9 million more vaccines from suppliers this week, CTVNews.ca offers an explainer on the differences between the vaccines approved by Health Canada.
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