Research underway in N.S., N.B. to develop new coronavirus-killing package coating

Researchers in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are collaborating on a way to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus on the surfaces of items we touch in our daily … Read More

Potential coronavirus vaccine has ‘right sort of immune response’ in trial: scientist 

A leading scientist behind the University of Oxford’s potential COVID-19 vaccine said on Wednesday the team has seen the right sort of immune response in trials but declined to give … Read More

2 years of coronavirus pandemic is ‘best-case scenario,’ doctor warns

It’s been almost four months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a pandemic — and now experts say it could be years before we’re out of the … Read More

Summer could decide frontrunners in race for COVID-19 vaccine

People on six continents already are getting jabs in the arm as the race for a COVID-19 vaccine enters a defining summer, with even bigger studies poised to prove if … Read More

Short timelines for coronavirus vaccine are giving ‘false hope,’ virus expert warns

The seemingly endless nature of the coronavirus pandemic may leave many grasping for whatever shred of hope they can find about when it will finally come to an end, but … 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

Over 10,000 to receive potential COVID-19 vaccine in U.K. as studies advance

British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunize more than 10,000 people to determine if the shot works. Last … Read More

Over 10,000 to receive potential COVID-19 vaccine in U.K. as tests expand

British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunize more than 10,000 people to determine if the shot works. Last … Read More

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows signs of success in early-stage trial

Moderna Inc said on Monday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine showed promise in a small early-stage trial, with the vaccine producing virus-neutralizing antibodies similar to that found in recovered patients, sending … Read More

Health Canada approves first clinical trial for possible coronavirus vaccine

The first Canadian clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine have been approved by Health Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. Speaking from Rideau Cottage on Saturday, he told reporters … Read More

72% of Canadians support mandatory coronavirus vaccine, Ipsos poll suggests

More than two-thirds of Canadians believe a vaccine for COVID-19 — the disease caused by the novel coronavirus — should be mandatory for all, a new poll by Ipsos suggests. … Read More

World leaders to hold virtual summit to drum up billions for COVID-19 vaccine

An alliance of world leaders is holding a virtual summit Monday hoping to drum up billions of dollars to fund research into a vaccine for the new coronavirus as well … Read More

World needs a plan ensure a COVID-19 vaccine can reach everyone: experts

Leading philanthropists and immunization experts say the world lacks the ability to properly manufacture, finance and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, even if one were found by the end of the … Read More

Conspiracies are spreading over coronavirus vaccines before one even exists

A coronavirus vaccine is still months or years away, but groups that peddle misinformation about immunizations are already taking aim, potentially eroding confidence in what could be humanity’s best chance to defeat … 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

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

With over 70 coronavirus vaccines in development, how close are we to a successful one?

There are now more than 70 vaccines currently being developed globally, including here in Canada, as research teams race to find a successful vaccine against the novel coronavirus and help … Read More

Canada to spend $192M on developing COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada is spending $192 million on developing and producing vaccines for the new coronavirus. He said being prepared to mass-produce a vaccine, no … Read More

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