Canada adds 3,091 new COVID-19 cases, 58 deaths as vaccinations ramp up

Canada added 3,091 coronavirus cases and 58 deaths Thursday as provinces ramped up their vaccine rollouts. The country now has 858,220 cases total and 21,865 deaths, while over 240,000 have … Read More

Feds need plan to vaccinate urban Indigenous people, friendship centres say

As many Indigenous people who live in urban areas are left unsure how they will be vaccinated against COVID-19, an organization that serves them is calling on Ottawa to allocate … Read More

Asia-Pacific countries won’t see coronavirus vaccinations until mid-2021, WHO says

The World Health Organization said Thursday that countries in the Asia-Pacific region are not guaranteed to have early access to COVID-19 shots and urged them to adopt a long-term approach … Read More

Study suggests Ontario could avoid hundreds of hepatitis B infections with newborn vaccine

A new study is urging blanket hepatitis B vaccinations for Ontario newborns and better screening for pregnant women who may unknowingly spread the virus. Children in Ontario and several other … Read More

Don’t wait to vaccinate kids during the coronavirus outbreak, doctors say

Canadian residents have been asked to stay home when possible in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. That means only going out in public when you … Read More