The U.K. isn’t worried about AstraZeneca in older groups. So why is Canada cutting down use?

Canadian recipients of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were greeted with yet another shift in Canada’s recommendations for the jab on Thursday when officials said they’re not just allowed to receive … Read More

‘No A, B list of COVID vaccines’: Experts weigh in on NACI’s ‘mixed messages’

There is growing confusion and uncertainty in Canada about which COVID-19 vaccine to get. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) said on Monday that the mRNA vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech … Read More

Canada ‘very closely’ watching data on mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines

Health Canada is “very closely” watching emerging data around the safety and efficacy of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s top doctor, said Tuesday. Tam said the … Read More

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

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

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

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