EU snubs U.K. calls to ship AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from Europe

The European Union is rebuffing British government calls to ship AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines produced in a factory in the Netherlands, an EU official said on Sunday. Former EU member Britain … Read More

Rich, poor countries grapple over bid to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents

A push to increase production of COVID-19 vaccines for poor nations hung in the balance at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday amid disagreement between richer and developing countries over the … Read More

As more COVID-19 vaccines arrive, provinces look to revise vaccination timeline

Armed with four approved COVID-19 vaccines and possible dosing gaps, Canadian provinces are now aiming to review their vaccination timelines and get more people immunized earlier than projected. The Johnson … Read More

‘Now is not the time’: WHO cautions against relaxing pandemic fight

The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines should not tempt countries to relax efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, top World Health Organization officials said on Friday, citing concern that Brazil’s epidemic … Read More

‘When will it end?’: New data suggests COVID-19 could become endemic

Chris Murray, a University of Washington disease expert whose projections on COVID-19 infections and deaths are closely followed worldwide, is changing his assumptions about the course of the pandemic. Murray … Read More

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine can be stored at higher temperatures

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have asked the U.S. health regulator to relax requirements for their COVID-19 vaccine to be stored at ultra-low temperatures, potentially allowing it to be kept … Read More

Here’s why some coronavirus vaccine suppliers say they aren’t selling to provinces

Some of the biggest coronavirus vaccine manufacturers say they are not selling shots to provincial governments because they only want to deal with one contract per country at a time. … Read More

AstraZeneca expects new version of COVID-19 vaccine by autumn

AstraZeneca said Thursday it expects to have a new version of its COVID-19 vaccine ready for use by this autumn as drugmakers respond to concerns about emerging variants of the … Read More

Canada-based coronavirus vaccine maker working to get government attention

As Canada hits bumps in the road with international manufacturers of both approved coronavirus vaccines, one vaccine manufacturer says it hopes the federal government will take more interest in its … Read More

‘Vaccine tourism’: Perks and problems of travelling to get COVID-19 shots

When the U.S. state of Florida opened its coronavirus vaccines to anyone above the age of 65 earlier this month, Canadian seniors who were already hunkered down in the southern … Read More

When is it my turn? A coast-to-coast look at COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Thursday will mark one month since the first coronavirus vaccinations were administered in Canada, but it will likely be several more months until the majority of Canadians have received their … Read More

Territories will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for 75% of adults by end of March

Canada’s territories will have enough doses to fully vaccinate 75 per cent of their adult populations against the coronavirus “by the end of March,” Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine a ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for LTC homes

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic last March, long-term care homes across Canada have been hit particularly hard, with outbreaks taking a physical and mental toll on residents, family … Read More

‘Blursday’: Coronavirus restrictions left 54% of Canadians feeling isolated, poll says

COVID-19 lockdowns, restrictions and physical distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic have left more than half of Canadians feeling lonely or isolated, according to a new Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for … Read More

U.S. prepares to ship out its second authorized coronavirus vaccine

Employees at a factory in the Memphis area were boxing up the vaccine developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health. The much-needed shots are expected to be … Read More

U.S. begins shipping out its 2nd authorized coronavirus vaccine

Initial shipments of the second COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the U.S. left a distribution centre Sunday, a desperately needed boost as the nation works to bring the coronavirus pandemic under … Read More

‘Tremendous cost’: Coronavirus hospitalizations soar as vaccine raises hope

As a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic grips the nation, hospitals in Canada are seeing an influx of COVID-19 patients, with doctors warning of more cancellations of regular screenings … Read More

Watch live as Trudeau is expected to talk coronavirus vaccine rollout

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is speaking to reporters today as a decision on whether to approve the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in Canada looms. He’s slated to appear alongside Procurement Minister … Read More

Trudeau reveals timing of 1st coronavirus vaccines

Canada is expected to receive its first doses of a coronavirus vaccine next week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed Monday. The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine should be approved this week, with … Read More

Canadians worry vaccine won’t come fast enough to stop coronavirus surge: Ipsos

Most Canadians are worried Canada’s vaccine distribution will not happen soon enough to stop soaring COVID-19 case counts and deaths. An Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News found that … Read More

Support for mandatory coronavirus vaccine keeps falling even as cases spike: Ipsos

Support among Canadians for mandatory vaccination against the coronavirus continues to fall even as new infections explode across the country and public health officials urge people to stay at home. … Read More

Canadian military eyes ultra-low temperature freezers for coronavirus vaccine rollout

The Canadian military is looking to buy freezers that can store a coronavirus vaccine and other gear related to the pandemic at ultra-low temperatures. It comes amid anticipation that Canadians … Read More

As rich nations prepare for coronavirus vaccine, others could be left behind: experts

As the race for a vaccine against the new coronavirus intensifies, rich countries are rushing to place advance orders for the inevitably limited supply to guarantee their citizens get immunized … Read More