Is a single COVID-19 vaccine dose enough for those previously infected?

As coronavirus vaccines continue to roll out to vulnerable populations across Canada, health officials are looking at data about the effectiveness of a single dose in preventing COVID-19 illness. A … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine rollout: How Canada compares with other countries

Canada has ordered the world’s largest number of coronavirus vaccine doses per capita – among which only two candidates have been approved so far. However, when it comes to the … Read More

Delaying second dose of coronavirus vaccines is ‘risky gamble’: experts

Amid shortages in coronavirus vaccine supplies, some Canadian provinces have decided to delay giving the second dose, which experts have called a “risky approach” and “a gamble.” Ontario’s government announced on … Read More

Threats to coronavirus vaccines among reasons military leading rollout: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the possibility of threats to the country’s precious supply of coronavirus vaccines is among the reasons why the military is leading distribution. In a year-end … Read More

Will we need a new COVID-19 vaccine every few years? Here’s what we know

It looks like Canadians won’t need an annual jab to keep up protections from the coronavirus, Health Canada says, but it’s still possible that booster shots will be required every … Read More

EU approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine; deliveries expected within days

The European Union on Monday gave official approval for the coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to be used across the 27-nation bloc, raising hopes that countries can begin … Read More

U.S. reviews Moderna coronavirus shot as Pfizer vaccinations expand across country

Hundreds more U.S. hospitals will begin vaccinating their workers Tuesday as federal health officials review a second COVID-19 shot needed to boost the nation’s largest vaccination campaign. Packed in dry … Read More

U.S. doles out 1st coronavirus vaccines

The largest vaccination campaign in U.S. history got underway Monday as health workers in select hospitals rolled up their sleeves for shots to protect them from COVID-19 and start beating … Read More

Singapore approves use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine

Singapore has approved the use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, and the first shipment will arrive by the end of this month, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Monday. Lee said … Read More

Pfizer Canada head says governments, not NHL, top priority for coronavirus vaccines

The head of Pfizer Canada says the company is focusing on selling the highly coveted and limited doses of its coronavirus vaccine to governments, not private corporations — including the … Read More

Mexico approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, will receive 250K doses in 1st shipment

The Mexican government’s medical safety commission approved the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine Friday, making Mexico the fourth country to do so. Assistant Health Secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell said … Read More

U.S. FDA approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, with shipments to be sent next week

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration beat its own timeline and gave the green light to the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine late Friday, according to multiple reports, with shipments expected to … Read More

Canada approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in ‘critical milestone’

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is officially approved for use in Canada, with health officials hailing the move as a “critical milestone” in the fight to get the pandemic under control. Health … Read More

Canada approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is officially approved for use in Canada. Health Canada has completed its review of the clinical data submitted by Pfizer, and deemed the hotly awaited vaccine safe … Read More

Canada approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, will start administering ‘within days’

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is officially approved for use in Canada, with limited rollout set to begin to priority groups “within days” and vaccination of the general population anticipated to start … Read More

Trump’s ‘America First’ coronavirus vaccine order won’t hurt Canada’s access: LeBlanc

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to sign an executive order aimed at giving Americans priority access to coronavirus vaccines shouldn’t affect doses earmarked for Canadian citizens, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic … 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

Pfizer launches pilot delivery program for potential coronavirus vaccine in 4 states

Pfizer has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address distribution challenges facing its ultra-cold storage requirements. … Read More

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine: Here’s what experts are saying about the new data

Pfizer released an early snapshot of its Phase 3 trials for its coronavirus vaccine on Monday, and said the results look promising with data suggesting it’s 90 per cent effective … Read More

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine may be 90% effective, early data suggests

Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, indicating the company is on track later this month to file … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine trials: Pfizer to include participants as young as 12

Pfizer Inc will enroll participants as young as 12 in its large, late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial to understand how it works in a wider age group. Read more: White House blocks new … Read More

Canada inks deals with Pfizer, Moderna for coronavirus vaccine candidates

The Canadian government has signed new deals with pharmaceutical firms Pfizer and Moderna to secure millions of doses in 2021 of the coronavirus vaccine candidates currently in development by each. … Read More

Pfizer announces deal to supply Canada with coronavirus vaccine candidate

Pfizer says it has signed an agreement with the Canadian government to supply its coronavirus vaccine. The announcement came in the form of a tweet an hour before markets opened … Read More

U.S. inks coronavirus trial vaccine deal with Pfizer for first 100M doses

The U.S. has signed a contract with Pfizer for delivery in December of the first 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine the pharmaceutical company is working to develop, says … Read More