Pfizer sends kids’ COVID-19 vaccine trial data to U.S. FDA

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE submitted initial trial data for their COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 5 to 11 to U.S. regulators on Tuesday and said they would make a … Read More

Canada election saw 62% voter turnout amid COVID-19 challenges

Sixty-two per cent of eligible voters cast ballots in last week’s federal election – about average turnout for recent Canadian elections despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Elections Canada … Read More

‘We weren’t thinking about other people’: unvaccinated Alberta man on his time in ICU with COVID-19

An Alberta man who recently spent time in the ICU with COVID-19 is sharing his story and pleading with those who are unvaccinated to receive the vaccine. Read more: 58 … Read More

‘Don’t take it out on us’: Some restaurants face abuse over vaccine passports

It didn’t take long for Bill Mahfouz to face customer backlash over Ontario’s new proof-of-vaccine requirements, which came into effect last week. On Sept. 22, the first day the province … Read More

58 Alberta ICU doctors pen letter saying it’s ‘not too late to change course’ on COVID-19 crisis

“Currently, Alberta ICUs are running at well over 150 per cent of normal capacity.” That’s part of the message in a letter sent to all Albertans from 58 intensive care … Read More

U.S. President Joe Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot following CDC backing

U.S. President Joe Biden rolled up his shirt sleeve for a COVID-19 vaccine booster inoculation on Monday, hoping to provide a powerful example for Americans on the need to get the extra … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 12 cases, 21 recoveries on Monday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) … Read More

Canadian kids were at low risk of severe COVID-19 early in the pandemic, before Delta: study

Severe cases of COVID-19 were very rare among Canadian children during the first waves of the pandemic, according to a new study by researchers who warn the findings should not … Read More