10-week gap between AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots unlikely to impact effectiveness: expert

A push to administer thousands of COVID-19 vaccines before they expire has shortened the recommended dosing interval for some Ontarians, but one expert says that any difference in protection is … Read More

Canada ‘on track’ to shorten 16-week interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses, Njoo says

Canadians can potentially receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine sooner than expected as millions more doses continue to be delivered across the country, according to deputy chief public … Read More

COVID: Sweeping new restrictions in place including in-person dining at B.C. bars and restaurants

The B.C. government has announced substantial new restrictions in an attempt to cut down COVID-19 transmission. The new public health orders are effective midnight, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. “COVID-19 continues … Read More

26 global experts call for new investigation into COVID-19 origins

Despite a high-profile visit to China by a team of international experts in January, the world is no closer to knowing the origins of COVID-19, according to one of the … Read More

Germany approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people over 65

Germany’s vaccination authority has approved the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on the over-65s, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, in a step that should help accelerate the country’s faltering … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 37 new cases of COVID-19, shuts down bars, gyms

Nova Scotia health officials reported 37 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday in the largest single-day increase since April 23. There are currently 87 active cases in the province. … Read More

‘We are starting to see community spread’: Officials issue stern warning to Nova Scotians

The province’s top doctor issued a stern warning to Nova Scotia on Tuesday confirming for the first time that the province is starting “to see community spread.” “This is very … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador first in Atlantic Canada to launch COVID-19 app

Newfoundland and Labrador will be the first province in Atlantic Canada to launch a COVID Alert app. The app will provide up-to-date information and alerts in case of a COVID-19 … Read More

B.C. reports 68 new coronavirus cases and one new death

British Columbia reported 68 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, along with another death in long-term care. It brought the province’s death toll because of the coronavirus to 204. Active … Read More