OTTAWA — Health Canada has approved the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech, paving the way for vaccinations to begin countrywide next week. Dr. Supriya Sharma, the chief medical adviser at Health Canada who oversaw the review process, said it is “a critical milestone in our fight against COVID-19.” “This is a momentous occasion,” she […]
Surging COVID-19 infections pushed Canada over 400,000 cases Friday, as federal officials announced a bigger order of prospective vaccines and released refined guidelines on who should be first for those doses.
British Columbia’s deputy provincial health officer says a survey on people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic shows the most important areas that must be addressed relate to health inequities.
By Mia Rabson, The Canadian PressTue Sep 22 2020 09:12 OTTAWA — The Canadian government will sign on to a global vaccine procurement program and by week’s end hopes to announce how much money it will pledge to the cause. Procurement Minister Anita Anand is set to announce further deals with vaccine developers today as […]