Canada’s vaccinations are lagging U.S., U.K.. Why experts say that shouldn’t be the focus

Canada is trailing the United States and the United Kingdom when it comes to our coronavirus vaccination rates, according to data from Our World in Data. Data from Feb. 9 … Read More

Merck abandons 2 potential COVID-19 vaccines over weak data

Drugmaker Merck & Co said on Monday it would stop the development of its two COVID-19 vaccines and focus pandemic research on treatments, with initial data on an experimental oral … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine contender: Medicago’s breakthrough, ties to Big Tobacco and warnings a pandemic was coming

Under a winter’s snow cover on the outskirts of Quebec City, a high-tech greenhouse, set at a balmy 23 C, is growing row after row of a weed that could … Read More

Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine no longer needs to be frozen during shipping

American biotech firm Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine can now be shipped locally without it needing to be frozen at all. The messenger RNA vaccine from the Massachusetts-based company is … Read More

Thousands of Canadians have recovered from COVID-19. Do they need the vaccine?

Nearly 400,000 Canadians who contracted COVID-19 have recovered — and that’s just those officially reported. Do they still need to get the vaccine? While there is a growing body of … Read More

Canada could hit 12-14K daily coronavirus cases in January, modelling shows

Should Canada continue on its current trajectory, the country could see between 12,000 to 14,000 daily coronavirus cases by January, according to new national public health modelling. It emphasizes the … Read More

Watch live as predictions for coronavirus cases in Canada expected to be released

As Canada inches closer to kicking off its vaccination plan, the country is still grappling with rising coronavirus cases and deaths. Just yesterday, Canada’s death toll hit a new grim … Read More

Proof of vaccination wades into ‘murky territory’ ethically, experts say

Ontario — like the rest of Canada — has no plans to mandate the newly approved coronavirus vaccine. It does, however, have plans to provide immunized Ontarians a document or … Read More

Canada should receive 1st batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week

Canada has secured an agreement to receive its first batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine before the end of the year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada is contracted … Read More

First coronavirus vaccine shots could be doled out in Canada next week

A select few Canadians could receive the country’s first coronavirus vaccine shots as early as next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada has secured an agreement to receive … Read More

Canada could receive 1st batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week

Canada has secured an agreement to receive its first batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine before the end of the year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada is contracted … Read More

Two shots. A waiting period. Why the coronavirus vaccine won’t be a quick fix

News about a potential coronavirus vaccine has, predictably, prompted excitement from a lockdown-weary world. But experts say: Not so fast. “It’s completely understandable to have enthusiasm, but this is not … Read More

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