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Pfizer’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine to be available in Saskatchewan

August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine.

Starting Monday, people in Saskatchewan aged 12 and older will be able to receive the Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccination.

The Pfizer bivalent vaccine will be available at health authority-booked and walk-in clinics, as well as in Indigenous communities.

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Bivalent vaccines target both the original strain of the coronavirus and its Omicron variant.

Some pharmacies will also start getting the Pfizer booster doses next week.

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The province says people are eligible for the vaccine if it has been four months since their previous dose.

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