News Item – Ontario gave out a record 72,451 vaccine doses Tuesday — but experts say the goal should be more than double that

“If we want to get it done by Sept. 1, then we need up to about 115,000 doses a day,” Dr. Timothy Chan, a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at the University of Toronto and CHE Director, told the Star. His calculations don’t include vaccine hesitant-populations, which he says make up roughly 21 per cent of people in Canada. They also don’t include people under 16, which constitute about 16 per cent of Ontarians. “If miraculously, 100 per cent of all Ontarians actually want to get it, and I’m assuming two doses per person, we’ve got to get up to like 175,000 a day,” he said of a target date of Sept. 1.

Full article at: Toronto Star