How much do you know about the new COVID-19 vaccine?

Test your knowledge on the new COVID-19 vaccine, our best tool of defense against the virus! Share your results with friends and see who can get the highest score.

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How many vaccines have so far been approved for use in Canada?
The answer is... 2!

Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have been approved for use in Canada following a strict and rigorous vetting process to test for safety and effectiveness.
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True or false: The COVID-19 vaccine is safe.
It's true!

The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines were tested on over 70,000 people and passed a strict vetting process in order to be approved for use in Canada. Millions of people around the world have already received the vaccine and the vaccines continue to be monitored for their safety and effectiveness.

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What is the difference between the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines?
The answer is... there are very few differences!

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have both been shown to be highly effective at preventing COVID-19 infections that produce symptoms. Due to the difficulty of transporting the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna vaccine has been recommended by First Nation experts for use in First Nation communities in Manitoba, but both vaccines are effective and equally recommended for use.

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If I am hesitant about getting the vaccine, I should:

The answer is... all of the above!

Some people are hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for a variety of reasons, including concerns and feelings of mistrust towards the Canadian medical establishment, inaccurate information shared about vaccines online and on social media, and the fact that the COVID-19 vaccines have been produced relatively quickly.

We recommend that you in engage in any of the above activities, including reviewing SCO’s FAQ Factsheet on the vaccine at www.scoinc.mb.ca.

Still have questions or concerns? Reach out to your local, trusted health station or clinic to get answers to your specific questions.

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Why are First Nation people a priority group to receive the vaccine?

The answer is... all of the above!

Inform yourself further with our handy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Factsheet.

Follow us on social media @SCOIncMB and check out our website www.scoinc.mb.ca

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Based on your answers, it’s safe to say that you have more to learn about the COVID-19 vaccine. Maybe it’s time to watch the news for a few minutes each day or to do some research of your own.

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Your COVID-19 vaccine knowledge needs a bit of work. Based on your answers, you have a few of the facts down, but a lot of what you need to know isn’t as clear as it should be. But it’s nothing some more reading won’t fix.

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You did a pretty good job! Although your knowledge of the novel Coronavirus and the vaccine may not be perfect, it shows that you’re aware of what’s currently happening in the world.

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Congratulations! You’re a COVID-19 pro :) Keep it up and keep sharing information with your friends and family on how to stay safe and healthy!