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Feds warn of more possible disruptions to Moderna COVID-19 vaccine deliveries in Feb – National

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The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is warning the provinces and territories that the country could see further disruptions to its deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna this month, according to a document obtained by Global News. Last week, PHAC announced American pharmaceutical giant Moderna would only be shipping approximately 78 per cent of …

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COVID-19 variants leave less ‘room for error’ in loosening restrictions: experts

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As Canada-wide coronavirus case counts gradually fall, talk of reopening plans has risen again. Quebec is set to loosen restrictions next week, Alberta will ease some restrictions on gyms, restaurants and bars in the coming days, and Ontario is on pace to reopen more schools. But the hope of …

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Guelph reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Guelph reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Guelph’s public health unit reported one more death related to COVID-19 in the city on Wednesday, bringing its death toll to 25 during the pandemic. It’s the third death to be reported in as many days as 11 deaths attributed to the disease have been reported in the city …

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London, Ont., COVID-19 vaccine clinic to reopen Monday – London

London, Ont., COVID-19 vaccine clinic to reopen Monday - London

Health-care workers in London, Ont., awaiting a second COVID-19 vaccine dose will start receiving it on Monday. Just days after officials suggested the pause in clinic operations could be further extended, the Middlesex-London Health Unit is confirming the vaccination clinic at the Western Fair District Agriplex will reopen on …

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Advocates push for priority COVID-19 vaccines for homeless, shelter staff

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Advocates say homeless people should get priority to COVID-19 vaccines given how at risk they are to the virus and how much more likely they are to get severely ill if infected. “We as a society set the moral tone by who we provide supports for and who we …

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COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Ontario fly-in First Nations

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Vaccine teams have begun immunizing people against COVID-19 in northern Ontario fly-in First Nations as part of an initiative called Operation Remote Immunity. The program will see those who are age 18 and older get inoculated against COVID-19 in 31 Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) fly-in communities and Moosonee, Ont., …

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Guelph reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Guelph reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Guelph’s public health unit reported one more death related to COVID-19 in the city on Tuesday, bringing its death toll to 24 during the pandemic. Ten deaths attributed to the disease have been reported in the city so far this year. Read more: Ontario school reopening announcement coming Wednesday, …

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Pfizer expects US$15 billion in sales from coronavirus vaccine this year – National

Pfizer expects US$15 billion in sales from coronavirus vaccine this year - National

Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it expects to generate US$15 billion, or about a quarter of its total revenue this year, from the sale of its COVID-19 vaccine co-developed with German partner BioNTech. The drugmaker is striving to deliver two billion doses of the vaccine in 2021 at a …

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COMMENTARY: Could Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply be key to an early election call?

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Canada may be going through the darkest days of the pandemic, but in the backrooms of the federal Liberal Party, a sliver of light slices through the gloom. The latest opinion polls show resilient support for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his governing Liberals. Despite the country’s difficulties, the …

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Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics begin administering second doses – Hamilton

Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics begin administering second doses - Hamilton

Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccine program, slowed by a retooling of Pfizer’s European manufacturing facilities, is expected to start booking appointments for those needing a second dose from the city’s fixed clinic in about a week. The city’s medical officer health says the Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) clinic, on pause since last …

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