Vaccine

When can we expect the coronavirus vaccine? Doctor answers COVID-19 questions – National

When can we expect the coronavirus vaccine? Doctor answers COVID-19 questions - National

The administration of COVID-19 vaccinations is now underway in each province — but some of us are still left confused about the rollouts and restrictions. Infectious disease specialist Isaac Bogoch recently joined The Morning Show to answer all your vaccine-related questions. Read more: Ontario to delay 2nd vaccine dose …

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Saskatchewan plans to create coronavirus vaccine TV ads

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Saskatchewan is reporting another 290 new cases of COVID-19 as it looks to create TV ads to encourage vaccinations. Health officials said Monday there were 210 people in hospital, with 30 patients receiving intensive care. Read more: World on brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ with vaccine nationalism, WHO says …

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U.K. vaccinating 140 people per minute on average, minister says – National

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Britain’s vaccine rollout is limited by a “lumpy” manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that could lead to brief supply disruption, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday. The United Kingdom, which has the world’s fifth worst official COVID-19 death toll, is …

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Six-week vaccine pilot project to kick off Monday at Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Six-week vaccine pilot project to kick off Monday at Metro Toronto Convention Centre

A pilot program is set to start administering COVID-19 vaccines in Toronto on Monday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It will be the city’s first vaccination clinic in a community setting. The hope is that it will set the stage for what the future rollout of COVID-19 vaccines …

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Ontario study finds people on homeless spectrum hit hard by COVID-19

Ontario study finds people on homeless spectrum hit hard by COVID-19

Daniel and Allison live on the street and are constantly worried about getting sick. The pandemic has been particularly tough. They said many people they know have contracted COVID-19 and exposed others to the virus. “We need hand sanitizer, we need masks, and we need safe supplies to come …

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Coronavirus: New vaccine appointments paused in Manitoba as Pfizer announces delay – Winnipeg

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A temporary delay in the delivery of the Pfizer vaccine to Canada is forcing Manitoba to pause new appointments. Dr. Joss Reimer, a member of Manitoba’s COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation Task Force, said appointments previously scheduled will still take place. Read more: ‘Temporary delay’ chops Canada’s deliveries of Pfizer vaccine …

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Retired nurses stepping up to help the coronavirus vaccine efforts in London, Ont. – London

Retired nurses stepping up to help the coronavirus vaccine efforts in London, Ont. - London

Although she retired a year and a half ago, 71-year-old Beth Shields is one of many front-line workers re-entering the workforce to help in the vaccine effort. Shields worked as a nurse in southwestern Ontario for 49 years and said when she heard health-care workers were starting to vaccinate …

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‘It’s chaos’: Expanded U.S. vaccine rollout leading to bottlenecks, crashes – National

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The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental …

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Canada adds 7,563 new coronavirus infections as more variant cases found – National

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Canada added 7,563 coronavirus cases Thursday and 154 deaths as the second detection of the South African variant of the virus was reported in the country. There are now 688,891 cases in total and 17,537 deaths in the country. The new variant case was found in British Columbia’s Vancouver …

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No plans for ‘divisive’ vaccine passports for Canadians, Trudeau says – National

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As shots of the novel coronavirus vaccine continue to roll out across Canada and other parts of the world, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has no plans to implement vaccine passports — proof that a person has been vaccinated against the virus — on a federal level …

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