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Jan 13, 2021
There’s still no concrete timeline for when adults in Indigenous communities in Southwestern Ontario will be vaccinated against COVID-19, despite being listed as a priority group during the province’s initial rollout.
“We’re just not sure of timelines yet,” said Joel Abram, grand chief of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians. “We’re hopeful we can get everyone done by March or April.”
The uncertainty surrounding when exactly vaccines will be rolled out looms large as nearby Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation deals with a growing outbreak that has ballooned to 36 confirmed positive cases as of Tuesday.