Health Canada received more Johnson & Johnson data on same day as U.S. approval

Health Canada on Saturday received additional data required to inform its decision on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine — the same day the shot was approved in the United States.  View original article here Source

As vaccine supply ramps up, provinces and territories fine-tune rollout plans

Vaccine deliveries are ramping up and Canadians everywhere are asking themselves the same questions: When will it be my turn? And how will I know? View original article here Source

Canadian Medical Association elects first Indigenous president

The Canadian Medical Association has elected its first Indigenous president — a milestone that arrives as the health care sector grapples with its own racism problems. View original article here Source

Too many First Nations lack clean drinking water and it’s Ottawa’s fault, says auditor general

The federal government has not done enough to ensure people in First Nations communities have ongoing access to safe drinking water, says the federal auditor general. View original article here Source

Health Canada approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada has approved use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca, which is expected to arrive in Canada in the second and third quarters of this year. View original article here Source

Health Canada approves use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada has approved use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca this morning, clearing the way for millions of more inoculations in Canada. View original article here Source

Health Canada approves use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Health Canada has approved use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca this morning, clearing the way for millions of more inoculations in Canada. View original article here Source

Advocacy groups call for COVID-19 vaccine plan for migrants, undocumented workers

Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout needs to guarantee equal access for migrants and undocumented workers, advocates for migrant rights say.The Migrant Rights Network says it worries that countless migrant and undocumented workers won't get vaccinated because of their immigration status — either...

‘Too early’ to say when Johnson & Johnson shots will arrive, minister says

Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand said today that Canada is ready to deploy a new COVID vaccine from Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical division, Janssen, once it receives regulatory approval from Health Canada — but she couldn't say how many...

COVID-19 hit federal prisons twice as hard in 2nd wave of pandemic, report says

COVID-19 has hit federal prisons twice as hard in the second wave of the pandemic compared to the first, according to a new report from Canada's Correctional Investigator that recommends an inmate vaccination strategy to prevent more outbreaks behind bars.In...
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