‘Early indications’ vaccines having impact on COVID-19 infection rates, Njoo says

Only two months into Canada’s nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, officials say there are early signs the precious drug is having an impact on infection rates. Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada’s … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: How many Canadians are vaccinated against COVID-19?

Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Canada has launched the largest mass vaccination program in its history. And Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised that every Canadian — nearly … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine contender: Medicago’s breakthrough, ties to Big Tobacco and warnings a pandemic was coming

Under a winter’s snow cover on the outskirts of Quebec City, a high-tech greenhouse, set at a balmy 23 C, is growing row after row of a weed that could … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine rollout: How Canadians will know it’s their turn to be inoculated

Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout hit its three-week mark this week, and while Phase 1 of distribution will likely extend for another three months, those eager for immunization may already be … Read More

Health officials hope Canada will approve Moderna coronavirus vaccine by year’s end

Canadian health officials are suggesting Health Canada could approve the Moderna coronavirus vaccine before the end of the year. The expected timeline would come hot on the heels of Wednesday’s … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine is coming to Canada, but reopening ‘months away’

The imminent roll-out of a coronavirus vaccine in Canada as early as next week has ushered in renewed hope and optimism, even as parts of the country remain under lockdown. … Read More

Hospitals, not LTC homes, among 1st sites to give Canada’s coronavirus vaccines

Canadian hospitals will be among the first facilities to give out the coronavirus vaccine, potentially as early as next week, according to Maj. Gen. Dany Fortin, a former NATO commander … Read More

Watch live: Tam to give update on Canada’s coronavirus vaccine rollout plan

​Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam is expected to provide an update Tuesday on the country’s efforts to combat coronavirus as many provinces deal with surging cases amid … Read More

Canada should receive 1st batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week

Canada has secured an agreement to receive its first batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine before the end of the year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada is contracted … Read More

First coronavirus vaccine shots could be doled out in Canada next week

A select few Canadians could receive the country’s first coronavirus vaccine shots as early as next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada has secured an agreement to receive … Read More

Canada could receive 1st batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week

Canada has secured an agreement to receive its first batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine before the end of the year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada is contracted … Read More

Despite ‘best vaccine portfolio’, Canada still reliant on other nations for supply: Trudeau

OTTAWA — A lack of vaccine-production capabilities in Canada means the United States, Britain, Germany and other countries could have some of their citizens inoculated against COVID-19 before Canadians start … Read More

Canada could get multiple coronavirus vaccines. Experts say there are unique challenges

Vaccine-related news has dominated the waterfall of coronavirus headlines in recent weeks and so far, it’s been refreshingly positive. Multiple COVID-19 vaccines could be approved in the coming months, and … Read More

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