Skip to content

Coronavirus (COVID-19) National News

New Brunswick to provide one dose of COVID-19 vaccine to entire population by July

New Brunswick to provide one dose of COVID-19 vaccine to entire population by July

The minister said the past two months have been difficult for the province
What you need to know about Johnson & Johnson's approved single-dose vaccine

What you need to know about Johnson & Johnson's approved single-dose vaccine

Canada has already secured up to 38 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine through previous negotiations with the company, however it's not expected that any will flow to Canada until at least April
Provinces revise vaccination timelines as Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine approved

Provinces revise vaccination timelines as Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine approved

Federal authorities say the four vaccines that have been approved in Canada may have different efficacy rates, but the evidence shows that all are safe and can prevent severe illness from COVID-19
Health Canada 'days away' from decision on Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Health Canada 'days away' from decision on Johnson & Johnson vaccine

If that happens it will add a fourth option to Canada's efforts to immunize our way to an end to the pandemic and the first to require only one dose
How many teachers have had COVID-19 but didn't know it? Researchers want to find out

How many teachers have had COVID-19 but didn't know it? Researchers want to find out

OTTAWA — The debate over the safety of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic is coming under researchers' microscopes.
Chief medical adviser says Health Canada preparing for quick approval of boosters

Chief medical adviser says Health Canada preparing for quick approval of boosters

There are three variants of concern now identified in Canada, including B.1.1.7, first identified in the United Kingdom, B. 1.351, identified in South Africa, and P. 1, identified in Brazil
Public Health Agency of Canada budgets $5B for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Public Health Agency of Canada budgets $5B for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Canada is guaranteed to buy more than 240 million doses of seven different vaccines if all are approved
First shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives amid confusion over its use for seniors

First shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives amid confusion over its use for seniors

The first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Canada today
New Brunswick reports four new COVID-19 cases and one more COVID-19-related death

New Brunswick reports four new COVID-19 cases and one more COVID-19-related death

A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Miramichi High School, which is closed this week for March break
Newfoundland and Labrador reports five new COVID-19 cases, one at rural hospital

Newfoundland and Labrador reports five new COVID-19 cases, one at rural hospital

Public health says there are 203 active reported cases of COVID-19 across the province
Rogers Media
6080 Young Street Halifax, NS, B3K 5L2 © 2006-2021 Rogers Media. All rights reserved.