Everest to bring Canada’s Providence Therapeutics’ COVID-19 vaccine to China

Shanghai-based Everest Medicines said it signed a licence agreement with Providence Therapeutics to make and sell the Canadian biotechnology company’s potential mRNA COVID vaccines in some Asian countries including China. … Read More

University profs hope ‘domino’ effect will make COVID-19 vaccine mandate a campus norm

The decisions of several top-tier universities to make COVID-19 vaccination a requirement to return to campus is putting added pressure on holdouts to follow suit, with some professors hoping the … Read More

Vaccine Hunters Canada to wind down operations by Aug. 31

Vaccine Hunters Canada will wind down its operations this month as it plans to pivot to automated services, the volunteer-run organization said Thursday. In a news release, the popular vaccine … Read More

Canada donating 17.7M AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines amid global disparities

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says the Canadian government will donate a total of 17.7 million additional doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX vaccine sharing program. It comes … Read More

Trudeau receives Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for 2nd dose

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for his second dose on Friday. Trudeau received the vaccine at a Rexall pharmacy in Ottawa and told the pharmacist that … Read More

The U.S. updated COVID-19 rules for fully vaccinated citizens 41 days ago. When will Canada?

More than a month after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their COVID-19 guidance for fully vaccinated Americans, the growing number of Canadians joining their ranks still … Read More

Canada secures 1.4M more Moderna doses for June, bringing month’s vaccine total to over 20M

Canada has secured an 1.4 million Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses for the month of June, Procurement Minister Anita Anand confirmed on Monday. That brings Canada’s total Moderna vaccine doses to … Read More

Canada set to receive 9.5M COVID-19 vaccine doses this week due to Moderna influx

Canada is poised to receive around 9.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to a massive infusion of shots from Moderna. The federal government says the Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm … Read More

Canada invests $199M to help Ontario medical facility produce mRNA vaccines

Canada is investing nearly $200 million towards a Mississaugua-based medical facility that could produce millions of mRNA vaccines each year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement Tuesday, saying that … Read More

Brig.-Gen. Krista Brodie to replace Fortin on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says Brig.-Gen. Krista Brodie will take over as the general in charge of overseeing the delivery and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across Canada. … Read More

Canada to get 1.9M COVID-19 vaccines this week, including 1st Johnson & Johnson shots 

The federal government says it expects Canada to receive around 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week, including its very first shipment of single-dose shots from Johnson & Johnson. … Read More

Canada expecting 1M Pfizer vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays shipment

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 19, 2021 7:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada will have to wait … Read More

Mild, temporary vaccine side effects? That’s a sign they’re working, experts say

Sore arm, fatigue, muscle pain and fever are some of the side effects being reported in those receiving COVID-19 vaccines, and experts say that’s mostly a good thing. Vaccines are … Read More