HEALTH CANADA HAS AUTHORIZED THE SALE OF THIS COVID-19 Vaccine UNDER AN INTERIM ORDER PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE is indicated for....

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May 11, 2021

HEALTH CANADA HAS AUTHORIZED THE SALE OF THIS COVID-19 Vaccine UNDER AN INTERIM ORDER PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE is indicated for:

Active immunization to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older.

The use of PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE is permitted under an interim authorization delivered in accordance with section 5 of the COVID-19 Interim order (IO)*. Patients should be advised of the nature of the authorization. The interim authorization is associated with Terms and Conditions that need to be met by the Market Authorization Holder to ascertain the continued quality, safety and efficacy of the product. For further information on authorization under this pathway, please refer to Health Canada’s IO Respecting the Importation, Sale and Advertising of Drugs for Use in Relation to COVID-19.

* https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/covid19-industry/drugs-vaccines-treatments/interim-order-import-sale-advertising-drugs.html#a2.8