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The Ontario government says it is removing any restrictions on the mixing of mRNA vaccines as of Sunday and that means people who received a first dose of one brand should be able to receive a second dose of another brand without problems.

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Doses have not been administered and appointments have been cancelled as a result, according to reports. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are both mRNA vaccines.

Alexandra Hilkene, spokesperson for the Ontario health ministry, said in an email on Sunday that Ontario residents who received a first dose of an mRNA vaccine should be offered the same mRNA vaccine for their second dose.?

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