Update on COVID-19 vaccines

Media advisory

May 5, 2021, OTTAWA, ON - Health Canada officials will hold a technical briefing for media to provide an update on regulatory authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Government officials will be available to answer questions from the media following their remarks.


May 5, 2021


10:00 AM (EDT)


The media technical briefing will be held virtually. Media will be able to ask questions via teleconference.

Toll-free (Canada/US) dial-in number:
Local dial-in number:
Passcode: 1619394#

To obtain the briefing material under embargo, please RSVP by email at hc.media.sc@canada.ca.

NOTE: To help ensure optimal simultaneous interpretation sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode if queuing up for questions.

Twitter: @GovCanHealth
Facebook: Healthy Canadians

Media Inquiries:

Media Relations
Health Canada

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