Canada’s “me first” COVID-19 vaccine strategy may come at the cost
Elevating national interests over global health slows progress and limits global capacity to pool resources, with devastating effects.
Feds pledge $440M to join international vaccine program
But Canada is spending more than twice that to gain access to doses of the most promising vaccines in development.
COVID-19 task force worries Trump’s rush to approve vaccine
Concerned Canadians will have doubts about taking a readily available vaccine over worry about its safety.
ATS lands $20M order for COVID-19 vaccine syringe manufacturing line
Symphoni high-performance digital manufacturing technology multiplies the productivity of automated assembly processes.
US cuts remaining dues payment to WHO after Trump pullout
Will continue to participate in select WHO meetings and make one-time contributions to specific programs during a one-year wind-down period.
Canada mulls global vaccine contribution as Trump turns back on alliance
International Development Minister says the government is working on the details of a spending commitment.
US not joining global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine
Trump doesn’t ant to be “constrained” by multilateral groups, claims the WHO is heavily influenced by China.
Canada has contracts for up to four COVID-19 vaccines, but not mandatory
New deals with Novavax for as many as 76 million doses of its experimental vaccine candidate, and up to 38 million doses of the vaccine by Janssen.
Safety won’t be compromised for vaccine, Canada’s top doctors say
Scientists within Russia and outside have sounded the alarm at an early approval of a Russian vaccine.
Science, politics tied up in global race as Russia approves vaccine
First nation to develop a way to defeat the COVID will achieve a kind of moonshot victory.
Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines
Ottawa hasn’t yet decided whether it will make getting a vaccine mandatory
Canadian company urges human trials after COVID-19 vaccine results in mice
A leading health-care expert says the findings are promising even though they haven’t been peer-reviewed
Tam says feds, experts discussing COVID-19 vaccine orders amid concerns of delay
Tam was addressing concerns that Canadians will have to get in line behind other countries to wait for the COVID-19 vaccine
Canada urged to avoid ‘vaccine nationalism’ in race for COVID-19 cure
One senator and some health-care professionals are asking why Ottawa is delaying a decision on the $35-million pitch by Providence Therapeutics
Health experts tell Ottawa to hurry domestic vaccine funding amid China delays
The federal government has created a $600-million fund to support vaccine clinical trials and manufacturing inside Canada