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Canada’s PM Trudeau gets first dose of COVID jab

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Ottawa – Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday received his first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine at an Ottawa pharmacy, telling reporters “I’m very excited” as the needle entered his arm.

Afterwards he posed for television cameras and photographers with his thumbs up and then watched as his wife Sophie received her first shot. Sophie came down with a mild case of the coronavirus at the start of the pandemic last year. (Reuters)

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