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Johnson & Johnson vaccine approval expected in ‘next few days’: feds

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine differs from the others approved so far in that it delivers protection from developing COVID-19…

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Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

The ongoing health crisis has played a role in Canadians’ use of drugs and alcohol, with boredom and stress driving…

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Quebec reports 707 new cases, 20 more deaths linked to COVID-19 crisis

The vaccination campaign saw another 16,619 doses administered Wednesday, for a total of 490,504 to date. Read More source

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Novavax filings give first glimpse of deal Canada made for COVID-19 vaccines

Nonvavax’s filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission marks the first time a vaccine supplier’s deal with the Canadian…

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Ontario reports 994 new coronavirus cases, 10 more deaths

Thursday’s case count is slightly higher than Wednesday’s which saw 958 new infections — however, there were more tests processed…

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Health Canada preparing for quick approval of COVID-19 boosters

The currently approved COVID-19 vaccines offer excellent protection, officials said, but they’re also standing by to approve any needed boosters.…

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Germany approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people over 65

Germany declined initially to authorize AstraZeneca’s vaccine for seniors, saying there was a lack of evidence from clinical trials confirming…

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Here’s who the provinces say should expect COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks

Wondering when you will get a COVID-19 vaccine? Most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to…

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Canada sees 2,812 new COVID-19 cases as country receives first AstraZeneca vaccine shipment

Health authorities also reported 60 new fatalities related to COVID-19. Read More source

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So you got a COVID-19 shot. Now what can you do?

Which activities become safe after a dose or two of a COVID-19 vaccine? Can you hug, visit or travel with…

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‘When will it end?’: New data suggests COVID-19 could become endemic

Scientists now believe that SARS-CoV-2 will not only remain with us as an endemic virus but will likely cause a…

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Provinces, territories can wait 4 months to administer 2nd COVID-19 shot, NACI says

While NACI releases recommendations, it is ultimately up to the provinces to determine how they will administer the COVID-19 vaccines. …

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Health Canada allows warmer storage conditions for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada on Wednesday gave the nod to allow Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to be kept between -25 C and -15…

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Canada has set aside $5B for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Procurement Minister Anita Anand previously said vaccines alone would cost at least $1 billion. Read More source

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Montreal’s COVID-19 game plan: clamp down on variants, vaccinate en masse

‘It’s important to protect the most vulnerable population as soon as possible,’ Montreal public health director Dr. Mylène Drouin said.…

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Montreal’s Asian community sees increase in targeted hate crimes, police say

A total of 30 crimes targeting the Asian community were recorded in 2020 between the months of March and December.…

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Quebec logs 729 new coronavirus cases, 19 additional deaths

Hospitalizations dropped Wednesday by 10 to 618. Of those patients, 120 are in intensive care, a decrease of one. Read…

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Quebec’s life expectancy drops for both men and women due to COVID-19 crisis

The Institut de la statistique du Québec says the average life expectancy from birth dropped for both men and women…

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