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Ontario leader blames Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccine delays

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Posted at 4:30 AM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 04:30:17-05

TORONTO (AP) — The leader of Canada's most populous province says he isn't buying the excuse from Pfizer about why Pfizer deferred all its COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Canada next week.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says it is unacceptable that other countries are getting the doses and Canada is not.

Pfizer announced a temporary reduction in deliveries last Friday so it could upscale its Puurs, Belgium, plant, which supplies all shots delivered outside the United States.

Ford says Pfizer is messing up.