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AHS warns Albertans over 75 of scam offering vaccine appointments for money

AHS warns Albertans over 75 of scam offering vaccine appointments for money

Albertans over the age of 75 in the general population are still waiting for their opportunity to be vaccinated against COVID-19, however some people have been getting calls telling them they can make their appointment — if they pay for it. In a tweet Wednesday evening, Alberta Health Services …

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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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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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Canada could get 1.1M more vaccine doses by March through COVAX sharing program – National

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Canada could get more than one million additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March through a global vaccine sharing initiative known as COVAX. But as with most things COVID-19, vaccine-related deliveries are mired in the uncertainty of regulatory reviews and potential production delays. The COVAX Facility, …

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Coronavirus: Manitoba partnering with doctors, pharmacists for future vaccine delivery – Winnipeg

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The Manitoba government says it wants doctors and pharmacists to help deliver inoculations against COVID-19 as new vaccines are approved for use in Canada. Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson said Tuesday the province anticipates new vaccines that do not need to be frozen could become available in …

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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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Russia’s coronavirus vaccine is 91.6% effective, clinical trial results suggest – National

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Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was 91.6% effective in preventing people from developing COVID-19, according to peer-reviewed results from its late-stage clinical trial published in The Lancent international medical journal on Tuesday. Scientists said the Phase III trial results meant the world had another effective weapon to fight the deadly …

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Coronavirus: Parents of Quebecers with developmental challenges call for vaccine priority – Montreal

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Parents of people living with intellectual and developmental challenges are demanding their loved ones be made a higher priority for COVID-19 vaccinations. “We know that people with intellectual disability are at higher risk for getting COVID,” Alexandre Grant told Global News. “They’re also at higher risk for severe outcomes.” …

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Coronavirus: Manitoba launches online COVID-19 vaccine queue calculator – Winnipeg

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The province is giving Manitobans the chance to get some insight into how long they’ll have to wait to get the COVID-19 vaccine. An online vaccine queue calculator, which went live on the province’s website Monday, gives Manitobans a rough estimate of how many people are in line in …

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