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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 approved by Health Canada

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 approved by Health Canada

Children aged five to 11 will soon be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Health Canada announced. [...]
Parents ‘thrilled’ as COVID-19 vaccines for kids near approval, but rollout unclear

Parents ‘thrilled’ as COVID-19 vaccines for kids near approval, but rollout unclear

Many parents are relieved to hear that Health Canada will soon approve COVID-19 vaccines for kids aged 5-11. [...]
Quebec reports 720 new infections as active cases soar to almost 6,100

Quebec reports 720 new infections as active cases soar to almost 6,100

Quebec authorities reported on Thursday that 329 health-care workers have been suspended without pay over their refusal to be tested for COVID-19.  [...]
Health Canada to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 on Friday: sources

Health Canada to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 on Friday: sources

Some Canadian parents desperate to get their children vaccinated are taking them to the U.S., where the Pfizer vaccine was approved for use in kids a [...]
Pfizer files for U.S. authorization of its pill to treat COVID-19

Pfizer files for U.S. authorization of its pill to treat COVID-19

Pfizer says that its COVID-19 treatment pill can help to significantly cut the risk of death or hospitalization in high-risk adults. [...]
COVID-19: MLHU reports 13 cases and 1 death, nearly 90% eligible have 1st dose

COVID-19: MLHU reports 13 cases and 1 death, nearly 90% eligible have 1st dose

As of Monday, LHSC had accepted fewer than five critical care patient transfers from St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. STEGH is at full capacity for [...]
B.C. reports first case of new strain of COVID-19 Delta variant AY 4.2

B.C. reports first case of new strain of COVID-19 Delta variant AY 4.2

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the vaccine works against the evolution of the Delta variant, based on preliminary evaluation. [...]
Pfizer begins late-stage clinical trial of an oral drug to prevent COVID-19

Pfizer begins late-stage clinical trial of an oral drug to prevent COVID-19

Pfizer begins a late-stage clinical trial of an oral drug to prevent COVID-19 in people who have been exposed to symptomatic patients Pfizer Inc has [...]
Canada to squeeze extra vaccine dose from Pfizer vials. It’s not as easy as it seems

Canada to squeeze extra vaccine dose from Pfizer vials. It’s not as easy as it seems

What may seem like a small change, could make a big impact.Health Canada’s approval to get six doses instead of five from Pfizer-BioNTech’s corona [...]
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