Pfizer to temporarily reduce vaccine deliveries to Canada, minister says

Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand said today that global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer will temporarily reduce shipments of its vaccine to Canada, further complicating the slow rollout of doses.Anand said she was told last night that Pfizer will send...

Trudeau ‘open to strengthening’ international travel measures as new COVID-19 variants emerge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the federal government is open to strengthening pandemic restrictions on international travel as concerns mount about Canadians travelling abroad — but suggested the government's pre-existing measures are still effective."Our measures have been very strong, but...

2,000 more Canadians could die from COVID-19 in the next 10 days: PHAC

New modelling released by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) suggests the number of daily COVID-19 cases could more than triple to 30,000 if people increase their contacts during a time of widespread community transmission.The report also projects that...

Canada is on a ‘rapid growth trajectory,’ 2,000 more people could die from COVID-19 in the next 10 days: PHAC

New modelling released by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) suggests the number of daily COVID-19 cases could more than triple to 30,000 if people increase their contacts during a time of widespread community transmission.The report also projects that...

Canada to receive 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week starting in April: general

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada's COVID-19 vaccine logistics, said today that manufacturers are expected to deliver up to one million doses a week starting in April.In the spring, Fortin said, the country will shift from phase one...

Federal sickness benefit falls short of paid sick leave protections, advocates say

The federal sick leave program that was created to make sure people wouldn't face financial hardship if they have to miss work due to COVID-19 is facing criticism for not protecting enough people who need it. The Canada recovery sickness benefit (CRSB)...

Canada to receive one million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week starting in April: general

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada's COVID-19 vaccine logistics, said today that manufacturers are expected to deliver up to one million doses a week starting in April.In the spring, Fortin said, the country will shift from phase one...

Government secures another 20M COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer

Canada has reached an agreement to purchase another 20 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today.That doubles the number of doses the country has locked in from the U.S. pharmaceutical giant and brings the total...

Military medical intelligence warnings gathered dust as public health struggled to define COVID-19

Public health officials failed to cite early warnings about the threat of COVID-19 gathered through classified military intelligence as the pandemic crisis emerged a year ago, CBC News has learned — an oversight described as a strategic failure by intelligence and public health experts.For...

Health Canada says 9 adverse reactions after COVID-19 vaccinations are in line with clinical trials

Health Canada has received nine reports of adverse medical reactions following coronavirus vaccinations in Canada but has seen no evidence of unexpected side effects, federal public health officials said today.At a news briefing in Ottawa, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa...
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