Coronavirus: Heath Canada official says Moderna vaccine believed to be effective against new U.K. variant

Dr. Supriya Sharma, Chief Medical Advisor for Health Canada, said on Wednesday that based on the current information and previous testing on coronavirus variants, she believes both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be effective against the new COVID-19 variant discovered in the U.K., however, she said there must be testing against the specific new variant to have evidence for the vaccine's effectiveness.