Freeland says Canada ‘well-positioned’ on coronavirus vaccines, urges patience

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is “well positioned” when it comes to potential coronavirus vaccines – but she warns that rolling out the vaccinations to all citizens will … Read More

Canadian military eyes ultra-low temperature freezers for coronavirus vaccine rollout

The Canadian military is looking to buy freezers that can store a coronavirus vaccine and other gear related to the pandemic at ultra-low temperatures. It comes amid anticipation that Canadians … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus vaccine rollout: Who will get it first?

Over a span of one week, preliminary results from late-stage clinical trials of two promising coronavirus vaccines have ushered in renewed hope in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. On … Read More

Canada begins review of Oxford coronavirus vaccine candidate

OTTAWA – Canada launched on Friday a real-time review of data from AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s potential COVID-19 vaccine, the latest nation to take steps to speed up the approval process as … Read More

Canada signs deal with VBI Vaccines to develop coronavirus candidate by 2022

VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday it had entered into an agreement with Canada to develop a potential vaccine for COVID-19 by 2022 through mid-stage trials conducted exclusively in the … Read More

Task force worries Trump’s rush to approve COVID-19 vaccine will cause concern in Canada

Members of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration’s political push to get a vaccine approved before the U.S. presidential election in … Read More

Ottawa must secure rapid test kits, Oxford vaccine for Canadians: expert

The federal government needs to do more to secure access to rapid, at-home coronavirus test kits and the vaccine candidate being developed at the University of Oxford for Canadians, says … Read More

Canada’s top doctor ‘optimistic’ after Canada-China vaccine partnership collapses

In the aftermath of the collapse of a multimillion-dollar coronavirus vaccine collaboration between Canada and China, Canada’s chief public health officer says she is optimistic about advance purchase deals made … Read More