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Canada not looking at suing Pfizer over COVID-19 vaccine delay: minister – National

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The Canadian government is not currently considering taking legal action against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer over delays in delivery of its COVID-19 vaccine, Canada’s procurement minister says. Anita Anand made the comments during an emergency debate in the House of Commons Tuesday evening, after Conservative health critic Michelle Rempel Garner …

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Coronavirus: Delay in shipments leads Manitoba to plan fewer COVID-19 vaccinations – Winnipeg

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Manitoba health officials say delays in getting COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech will force the province to sharply reduce the number of injections planned for February. The province says it is planning for incoming supplies to be cut in half. Read more: Manitoba says it’s expecting further reductions of Pfizer …

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Ontario outlines how Pfizer vaccine delivery delay will affect its COVID-19 immunization plan

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The Ontario government has released further details on how the delay in the delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will affect the province’s immunization plan. In documents released Tuesday, officials said the known delivery reductions to Ontario are “substantial” and vary week to week. Read more: Canada will receive …

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Ontario outlines how Pfizer vaccine delivery delay will affect its COVID-19 immunization plan

Ontario outlines how Pfizer vaccine delivery delay will affect its COVID-19 immunization plan

The Ontario government has released further details on how the delay in the delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will affect the province’s immunization plan. In documents released Tuesday, officials said the known delivery reductions to Ontario are “substantial” and vary week to week. Read more: Canada will receive …

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Ontario to delay 2nd vaccine dose until 42 days due to Pfizer shipment delivery pause

Ontario to delay 2nd vaccine dose until 42 days due to Pfizer shipment delivery pause

The Ontario government is extending the window for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations in order to account for Pfizer-BioNtech shipment and delivery delays. Long-term care residents, staff and essential caregivers who have received their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine will now receive their second dose within 21 …

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Canada records over 6,800 new COVID-19 cases as officials announce vaccine delay – National

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Canada added over 6,800 new cases of the novel coronavirus Friday as federal officials revealed that vaccine shipments to the country would be delayed for four weeks over production issues. In a press conference Friday, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said that only half of Pfizer-BioNTech’s promised COVID-19 vaccine doses …

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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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Canada’s deliveries of Pfizer vaccine hit by ‘temporary delay,’ Anand says – National

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Canada’s supply of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been hit by a temporary delay, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Friday. This is because the company is scaling up its European manufacturing capacity – a move that will impact the vaccine’s production for a “short period.” “This expansion work …

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Maimonides residents to put Quebec government on notice over vaccine delay

Maimonides residents to put Quebec government on notice over vaccine delay

A Quebec lawyer representing families and residents of the Maimonides Geriatric Centre in Côte Saint-Luc is hoping the government will reverse course over its COVID-19 vaccination plan. Lawyer Julius Grey told Global News he is writing to the Quebec government asking that residents of the long-term care facility receive …

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20K sign petition calling on B.C. to delay return to school by 2 weeks

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Twenty thousand people have signed a petition calling on British Columbia to extend students’ winter break, amid COVID-19 concerns. The petition, which has been active for less than a week, calls for a two-week delay in the return to school. Read more: No plans to delay B.C. students’ return …

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