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Health Canada approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine | CBC News

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CBC News - The federal government has given the green light to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, a key step toward launching Canada’s biggest inoculation program in...

Trudeau says 249,000 vaccine doses to arrive in Canada by the end of the year | CBC News

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CBC News - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that several hundred thousand doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be available in Canada before the end of the...

  • 1/ This important detail may have been lost in the flurry of news, re: #COVID19 vaccines... "Residents & staff in 'congregate-care settings'...will get priority as long as they're located in one of Ontario's 'red zones,' such as Toronto or Peel Region." https://t.co/UT2acDpQG8

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shots can be given up to 6 weeks apart, WHO says | CBC News

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CBC News - World Health Organization experts on Friday issued recommendations that the interval between administration of two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the coronavirus can...

  • Pfizer #COVID19 vaccine & new WHO recommendations: *You still need 2 doses *You should still try to dose as per schedule But due to supply, "interval between doses may be extended up to 42 days, on the basis of currently available clinical trial data". https://t.co/nRWIr7PyGW

Canada to receive one million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week starting in April: general | CBC News

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CBC News - Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine logistics, said today that manufacturers are expected to deliver up to one million doses...

  • 3 million Canadians are to be vaccinated by the end of March - this will certainly help by protecting the most vulnerable (eg. Long Term Care), etc. But April is when things really get going, with the delivery of 1 million vaccines per week. https://t.co/ovgI6uofA6 by @JPTasker

Nunavut to see up to 6,000 doses of Moderna vaccine this month | CBC News

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CBC News - The Nunavut government expects to have up to 6,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in hand by next week with vaccinations to begin in...

Ontario tells hospitals to activate emergency plans as number of COVID-19 patients spikes | CBC News

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CBC News - Hospitals across Ontario have been told to activate emergency plans and ordered to brace for a spike in COVID-19 patients as a memo from...

Canada halts flights from U.K. in response to new coronavirus strain | CBC News

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CBC News - Canada joined several European nations in halting incoming flights from the U.K. on Sunday in an effort to prevent a new, more contagious strain of...

  • Canada temporarily halts travel from the UK while more is learned about the emerging #COVID19 variant there. Smart move given potential issues with this variant related to how easily it may be transmitted & efficacy of vaccination. https://t.co/5xl3Xsc5gG

Ontario seniors ‘living in fear’ of COVID-19 feel forgotten in vaccine rollout plan | CBC News

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CBC News - Figures from Public Health Ontario show that more than a third of COVID-19 deaths in Ontario are adults 60 and over who aren’t in...

Ontario identifies first cases of COVID-19 U.K. variant in the province | CBC News

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CBC News - Ontario announced on Saturday its first two confirmed cases in the province of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the United...

  • Aaaaaaaaaand the UK variant of #COVID19 is now found in Canada. Still not entirely clear what this means, & we won't know how much is here until we look. At an individual level this changes nothing - mask, distance, & get vaccinated when available. https://t.co/miD9LMmzEZ

Hospital CEO, Ontario COVID-19 advisory team member vacationed in Dominican Republic amid pandemic | CBC News

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CBC News - A member of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table has ended a vacation that started in mid-December and included a trip to the Dominican...