U.K. will offer alternative to AstraZeneca shot to people under 40

People under 40 in Britain will not be given the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to extremely rare blood clots, the government said … Read More

U.S. supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines: USTR

The United States supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday. These extraordinary times and circumstances of call for extraordinary measures. The … Read More

‘Demand is outstripping the supply’: Is Canada running out of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines?

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunizations (NACI) says the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can now be offered to people 30 years old and up. But despite this recommendation, many provinces say … Read More

Canada to get 1.9M COVID-19 vaccines this week, including 1st Johnson & Johnson shots 

The federal government says it expects Canada to receive around 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week, including its very first shipment of single-dose shots from Johnson & Johnson. … Read More

Hoping for a less restrictive summer? Officials say 75% of Canadians need 1st vaccine

If Canadians are hoping for a summer of fewer public health restrictions, then 75 per cent of adults need to get at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according … Read More

What you can and can’t do once you’ve received your 1st COVID-19 vaccine dose

To date, more than 10.3 million people in Canada have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. With roughly 25 per cent of the Canadian population now vaccinated against the … Read More

Canada expecting 1M Pfizer vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays shipment

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 19, 2021 7:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada will have to wait … Read More

Provinces release details of who can expect a COVID-19 vaccine shot in the coming weeks

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks. The military … Read More

Older Canadians still face barriers to getting vaccinated against COVID-19: report

Many elderly Canadians are still facing barriers to getting vaccinated against COVID-19 despite an overwhelming willingness to get vaccinated, a new report warns. The analysis from the National Institute of … Read More

Canada hits vaccination milestone: 20% have received at least 1 COVID-19 shot

One-fifth of the Canadian population has now received at least one dose of a vaccine to protect against the deadly COVID-19 disease. The country hit the milestone on Tuesday, having … Read More

‘AstraZeneca isn’t enough’: Pharmacies plead with provinces for access to other COVID-19 vaccines

Canadian pharmacies are helping administer COVID-19 vaccines across the country, saying the demand for inoculation is massive. So big in fact, that many pharmacies are standing by waiting for the … Read More

All adults in U.S. to be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine on April 19, Biden says

U.S. President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he’s bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But even … Read More

Canadians share mixed feelings of joy, disappointment as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp-up

Living in British Columbia, Daria Lutz, 26, is in a more peculiar situation than most Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Until last Tuesday, when the province imposed a three-week-long “circuit … Read More

More than 2M vaccine doses heading to Canada this week as COVID-19 variants spread

More than two million doses of vaccines are set to arrive in Canada this week as the country scrambles to contain the wildfire spread of more contagious variants of the … Read More

Health officials seek to convince skeptical public of COVID-19 vaccine safety

Canada’s deputy chief public health officer wouldn’t hesitate to roll up his sleeve if the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were offered to him tomorrow, he said this week. Dr. Howard Njoo, along … Read More

Canada confirms delayed Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses will arrive next week

Canada is scheduled to receive 3.2 million doses of three approved COVID-19 vaccines next week, the federal procurement minister confirmed Thursday — including a shipment of Moderna doses that was … Read More

U.K. to see ‘significant reduction’ in weekly COVID-19 vaccine supply next month: NHS

By Michael Holden Reuters Posted March 17, 2021 1:43 pm     Updated March 17, 2021 1:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

Mild, temporary vaccine side effects? That’s a sign they’re working, experts say

Sore arm, fatigue, muscle pain and fever are some of the side effects being reported in those receiving COVID-19 vaccines, and experts say that’s mostly a good thing. Vaccines are … Read More

Do I need to wear two masks? Doctor answers our coronavirus questions

Ontario received good news on Tuesday as the province reported 1,740 cases of COVID-19, the lowest on a single day since mid-December. But the news of an outbreak in a … 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

As coronavirus vaccines roll out across U.S., Trump stays out of the spotlight

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration helped deliver vaccinations against the coronavirus earlier than even some in his administration thought possible, but the president has been largely absent from the effort … Read More