Calgary firm advances new trial, manufacturing of mRNA vaccine for COVID 19
OTTAWA (CP) – Calgary-based Providence Therapeutics says it has…
Britain ends contract with French startup for vaccines
LONDON (AP) – The U.K. government has canceled an…
Moderna to sign agreement to build mRNA production plant in Canada
OTTAWA (CP) – U.S. drug maker Moderna will sign…
Ontario accelerates rollout of second shots targeting a two-dose summer
Ontario is preparing to roll out the eligibility for…
Ontario releases three-step roadmap to reopen province
The Ontario government has released a three-step plan to…
St. Catharines company Biolyse strikes COVID 19 vaccine deal with Bolivia
On May 11, Biolyse, a St. Catharines-based manufacturer of…
Ontario launches mobile vaccine units in hot spot workplaces
The Ontario government has launched mobile COVID-19 vaccine units…
FDA inspection found problems at factory making J&J vaccine
(AP) The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson &…
Manufacturer Linamar announces community vaccine clinic in quarterly report
(CP) Linamar Corp. is setting up a community clinic…
Tire company Bridgestone offers employees $100 to vaccinate
(AP) NASHVILLE – Bridgestone said Wednesday it will offer…
Trudeau frustrated by pace of vaccine rollout
The pace at which Covid vaccines being administered is only just starting to accelerate
Pharmacies push to join COVID 19 vaccination effort as distribution ramps up
Pharmacies are pushing to get involved in Canada’s vaccination effort,…
Can COVID 19 vaccinations be mandated in workplace?
Short answer: Yes
First doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to land next week
249,000 doses coming, everything hinges on Health Canada approval.
Contracts for vaccines in development needed flexibility: Anand
Had to be vague about delivery dates because nobody knew if the vaccines would be successful.
Trump summit aims to boost faith in vaccine; excludes Biden
Soon to be ex-president is trying to frame vaccine development as a key component of his legacy.
More transparency regarding COVID-19 vaccine rollout: ethics expert
Premier Doug Ford renewed calls for a clear delivery date for Ontario’s share of vaccines.
Canadians not worried other countries will get COVID-19 vaccine first: poll
Thirty-eight per cent are very concerned, but pundits thought the number would be higher.
AstraZeneca manufacturing error clouds vaccine study results
Some study participants received less vaccine in the first of two shots, but seemed to be better protected than volunteers who got full doses.
Bloc leader slams Trudeau over handling of COVID-19 vaccine orders
Says government should have moved sooner to obtain manufacturing rights and beef up Canadian production capacity.
Canada could see COVID-19 vaccine as soon as January: Elliott
Health minister says 4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to be available between January and March, plus 2 million doses of Moderna’s vaccine.
Flu season in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far: public health
COVID-19 is proving to be worse, with more than 1,400 people in hospital, about one-fifth of them in critical care.
Second COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna almost 95% effective
But Canada is still months away from being able to distribute a vaccine as cases surpass 300,000.
BioNTech scientist: Vaccine could halve virus transmission
Sahin says a high vaccination rate is “absolutely essential”before next autumn to ensure a return to normal life next winter.
UPDATE: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective
Developing with German partner BioNTech, now on track to apply later this month for emergency-use approval.
Promising early Phase 1 test results for Medicago’s COVID-19 vaccine
100% of subjects developed a promising antibody response after two doses.
Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective
The shots made with German partner BioNTech are among 10 possible vaccine candidates in late-stage testing.
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.