Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says “active” discussions are underway with various countries, including the U.S., to permit the entry of Canadians with mixed COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Canada’s envoy to the United Nations says Canada needs to share more of its COVID-19 vaccine surpluses with less fortunate countries.
Further deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Canada are on pause because provinces already have more doses than they can currently use.
The federal government plans to lift a months-long ban on direct flights from India early next week with enhanced COVID-19 screening protocols in place.
Around half of surveyed Canadians say they support employers mandating COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for their employees, a new poll finds, with Canadians 55 and older being the most in favour.
While the Government of Canada is still advising against all non-essential travel, there is a growing list of countries accepting Canadian travellers.
Japan’s government says more than 50 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. The government is studying a roadmap for easing restrictions around November when a large majority of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated
Africa’s already thin supply of COVID-19 vaccines has taken another significant hit, with the World Health Organization’s Africa director saying Thursday that for various reasons, including the rollout of booster shots, ‘we will get 25 per cent less doses than we were anticipating by the end of the year.’
With some eight million children across Canada heading back to school — some who haven’t been in the classroom for up to five months or longer — experts are suggesting parents prepare their kids with coping strategies to deal with ongoing pandemic-related stressors that may interrupt their school year.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is monitoring a new variant of interest originating out of Colombia dubbed ‘Mu.’
A 24-year-old Illinois woman submitted a fake COVID-19 vaccination card to visit Hawaii with a glaring spelling error that led to her arrest: Moderna was spelled ‘Maderna,’ according to court documents.
The Yukon government says it has recorded its first case of COVID-19 in a long-term care facility since the pandemic began.