Can the flu shot and other routine vaccines protect against COVID-19?

Sometimes the tool you need is right there in the toolbox. None of the COVID-19 vaccines has been approved for children yet, but researchers around the world are studying the … Read More

Biden promises vastly different approach to COVID-19 pandemic

When Joe Biden is sworn-in as president of the United States, it will mark the beginning of a new era in the U.S. government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans … Read More

COMMENTARY: Should the COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory?

The process of vaccinating Canadians against COVID-19 has begun. With the rise in vaccine hesitancy, and many refusing even to wear masks, people are wondering whether COVID-19 vaccination could be … Read More

Canada’s 1st COVID-19 vaccinations administered, kicking off massive campaign

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated that Canada’s first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in Toronto. However, the first shots were administered in Quebec City and Toronto within … Read More

Canada’s 1st COVID-19 vaccination administered in Toronto

TORONTO — A personal support worker from a Toronto nursing home received Canada’s first COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, kicking off what will be a massive national immunization campaign. Anita Quidangen, a … Read More

Ontario says the province’s 1st COVID-19 vaccination will be administered Monday

TORONTO — Ontario says it will administer the province’s first COVID-19 vaccination today. Premier Doug Ford’s office says a health-care worker will receive the first dose at a hospital in … Read More

Ontario’s 1st COVID-19 vaccination administered in Toronto

TORONTO — Ontario has administered the province’s first COVID-19 vaccination. A personal support worker from a Toronto long-term care home received the first dose at the University Health Network. The … Read More

Front-line health workers will be first to get COVID-19 vaccine in B.C.

Thousands of front-line health-care workers in long-term care, intensive care, emergency rooms and COVID-19 hospitals will be the first to get the vaccine against the virus in B.C. Health officials … Read More

Canadians urged to maintain routine vaccinations as measles soars globally

As the world grapples with the continuing threat of the coronavirus pandemic, there are growing concerns that declining vaccinations for other infectious diseases, like measles, could spark new outbreaks. A … Read More

Alberta professor running COVID-19 study says ‘normal’ is far off, multiple steps ahead of vaccination

There are still multiple steps to go through before Canadians will be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a researcher from the University of Alberta involved in a study on Canada’s … Read More

When the COVID-19 vaccine is ready, will you get it? We want to hear from you

The world is racing to produce a vaccine. But when it’s ready, will you take it? A recent Ipsos survey of nearly 20,000 adults from 27 countries, on behalf of the … Read More

Debate begins on who gets the coronavirus vaccine first

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, … Read More

80 million children can’t get vaccines because of the coronavirus pandemic: WHO

The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at risk, … Read More

Why the coronavirus fight can only succeed with worldwide cooperation

As countries across the globe continue to battle the novel coronavirus pandemic, the diplomatic spat between the U.S. and Canada over the export of 3M respirator masks has been just one … Read More

First person gets experimental coronavirus vaccine

U.S. researchers gave the first shot to the first person in a test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday — leading off a worldwide hunt for protection even as the … Read More