Manitoba’s First Nations pandemic response team works to dispel myths regarding COVID-19 vaccine – CBC

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Manitoba’s First Nations pandemic response team works to dispel myths regarding COVID-19 vaccine – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202123 Views

AMC Grand Chief says vaccine science was ‘not something that was done on the back of a napkin’

Jan 10, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to be distributed to First Nations in Manitoba, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) pandemic response team is working to dispel myths regarding vaccines.

Dr. Marcia Anderson, one of the Indigenous medical experts who have led the Manitoba First Nations COVID-19 Pandemic Response Co-ordination Team, said First Nations people need to have information that is relevant to them in the language they use so they can make informed decisions about whether or not to get the vaccine.

On Thursday, she released a video on her social media accounts talking about some of the medical research regarding the Moderna vaccine.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/manitoba-vaccine-first-nations-1.5866988

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