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‘Completely wrong’: Anger over COVID-19 vaccine second dose delay for seniors

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

An Alberta senior is extremely concerned about the four-month gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses, appealing to the Canadian government to expedite her case. Gladys Saca, 80, got the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at her local pharmacy in Edmonton on Monday and was told to come back for …

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Canada will have received 6.4M AstraZeneca COVID-19 doses by June’s end, official says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Canada will have received 6.4 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines by the end of June, a government official says. Yet the government official told Global News there is some uncertainty that all of those doses will in fact be delivered. For the current quarter ending on June 30, the official …

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Confusion, anger arises over NACI’s mixed messaging on ‘preferred’ COVID-19 vaccine

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is coming under fire after contradicting the advice Canadians have been receiving for weeks to take the first vaccine against COVID-19 that they’re offered. NACI said Monday that the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are “preferred” and that Canadians should weigh the risks of …

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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommended for adults 30 and up in Canada, NACI says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is increasing its age recommendation for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine to adults 30-years and older. “At this time and based on current evidence, NACI recommends the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine may be offered to individuals 30 years of age and older without contraindications, …

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COVID-19: Ontario won’t lower AstraZeneca vaccine age threshold currently given limited supply

COVID-19: Ontario won’t lower AstraZeneca vaccine age threshold currently given limited supply

Ontario won’t be lowering the age threshold required to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine currently despite a new recommendation Friday from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). A spokesperson for Health Minister Christine Elliott said though NACI now recommends that the vaccine be given to those 30 years …

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Vaccine advisory committee recommends new ranked roll-out, with long-term care at top – National

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Canada’s vaccine advisory committee is now recommending people living in long-term care, assisted living, retirement homes and chronic care hospitals be vaccinated for the coronavirus first, along with the people who take care of them. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) first issued preliminary guidelines about a month …

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