India expands its COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid rise in new cases

India is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Among … 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

Coronavirus vaccines arrive in remote First Nations across Canada

First Nations across Canada have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway and Indigenous leaders encourage people to roll up their sleeves. Six of … Read More

Should provinces reserve COVID-19 vaccine 2nd doses or administer them all right away?

Administering most of Canada’s coronavirus vaccines now, as opposed to reserving half of them to be used later as second doses for the first recipients, could prevent a significant amount … Read More

‘Majority’ of Canadians should be vaccinated against coronavirus by September: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a majority of Canadians should be vaccinated against the coronavirus by next September. He cited Canada’s top doctors as he detailed the news from outside … Read More

Trudeau taps former Iraq NATO mission head to lead vaccine roll-out

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tapped the former head of the NATO mission in Iraq, Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, to lead the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out. This comes on the heels of … 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

Novavax says its coronavirus vaccine produced immune response in small study

Novavax Inc said on Tuesday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced antibodies against the novel coronavirus and appears to be safe, according to initial data from a small, early-stage clinical trial. The … Read More

A look at what could happen without a coronavirus vaccine

Researchers around the globe have been working tirelessly to develop a vaccine to treat the novel coronavirus which has caused devastation worldwide. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said … Read More