COVID-19 variants on the rise, as B.C. records 564 new cases and 4 more deaths
News/Canada/British Columbia: B.C. could be looking at a "post-pandemic world" this summer if the province's vaccine rollout continues on the right track, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday.
Vaccine panel's call for longer dosage intervals is based on 'real-world' evidence, says health official
News/Politics: One of Canada’s top public health officials sought to reassure Canadians today that a recommendation by a federal advisory committee to stretch out the interval between vaccine doses is a sound one.
Flu kills 1 child this season amid steep decline in cases: CDC
Thousands of American lives have been lost to the novel coronavirus this past year, but one historically lethal illness has taken a backseat this season: the flu, which, according to federal health estimates, has killed only one child this year.
Some Moderna COVID-19 vaccine recipients have experienced delayed skin reactions following jab, doctors say
Some receipts of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine have developed a delayed skin reaction to the jab days after receiving it, several doctors wrote in a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week.
Ontario sees 994 new COVID-19 cases as health officials work to update vaccine rollout
News/Canada/Toronto: Ontario reported another 994 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as the government works to update its immunization rollout following updated guidance that the time between doses of some vaccines can safely be pushed up to four months.