Canada, Mexico imported AstraZeneca doses from facility not fully inspected: regulator

Canada and Mexico imported millions of doses of AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine and offered them to the public without health officials properly inspecting the operations of the U.S. manufacturer, according to inspection … Read More

Canada could donate excess AstraZeneca doses to other countries, Anand suggests

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says conversations are happening right now about what to do with millions more doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine set to arrive over the coming months. … Read More

AstraZeneca vaccine 1st dose recipients in limbo after some provinces press pause

Getting the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine last month has been a liberating experience for Ontario resident Ryan Olson. The 41-year-old web developer from St. Catharines, Ont., went … Read More

AstraZeneca doses from U.S. will arrive next week, but further shipments need approval

Canada expects to receive 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine next week through a sharing deal with the United States, but officials say further shipments from the U.S. could … Read More

AstraZeneca doses from U.S. will arrive in Canada next week, officials say

Canada expects to receive 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine next week through a sharing deal with the United States, officials confirmed Thursday. “Public Services and Procurement Canada has … Read More

NACI reverses course, says AstraZeneca vaccine can be used on seniors in Canada

In a reversal of its own guidance issued earlier this month, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now recommending AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine be used on people aged 65 … Read More

If AstraZeneca isn’t widely recommended for seniors, who should get the vaccine?

Despite being recently added to Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine arsenal, the AstraZeneca-Oxford shot is also adding confusion. On Friday, Health Canada approved the vaccine for people over the age of 18. … Read More

Canada approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

Canada approved Oxford–AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday, making it the third shot officially authorized in the country. The approval by Health Canada follows that of Pfizer and Moderna, both of … Read More

AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines — where is Canada at on approvals?

Canadian officials continue to be vague on the potential approvals of two additional COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccines by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are among those still awaiting a green light … Read More

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