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AstraZeneca vaccine doses ready for use as Canada approves U.S. manufacturing sites

AstraZeneca vaccine doses ready for use as Canada approves U.S. manufacturing sites

It remains to be seen how many Canadians will be eager to get them, as part of the fallout from Monday's decision to pause the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for anyone under the age of 55
What we know about J&J's single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

What we know about J&J's single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

Canada approved the vaccine in early March and had pre-ordered 10 million doses
The flu season that never was: COVID-19 pandemic keeps other viruses at bay

The flu season that never was: COVID-19 pandemic keeps other viruses at bay

The Public Health Agency of Canada says there was a total of just 66 confirmed cases as of March 20
New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs gets his first shot of AstraZeneca vaccine

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs gets his first shot of AstraZeneca vaccine

Higgs was among about 200 people over the age of 55 being offered the vaccine at a clinic in Fredericton
Survey suggests Canadians looked to the skies, saw more UFOs during pandemic

Survey suggests Canadians looked to the skies, saw more UFOs during pandemic

Chris Rutkowski with Ufology Research in Winnipeg says sightings of unidentified flying objects across the country increased by 46 per cent in 2020
Health officials in New Brunswick report 14 new cases of COVID-19

Health officials in New Brunswick report 14 new cases of COVID-19

New Brunswick now has 126 active cases and five people are in hospital, including two in intensive care
1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine expected to arrive from U.S. today

1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine expected to arrive from U.S. today

The vaccines are expected to arrive by truck and represent the first to come from south of the border
Canadians far more wary of AstraZeneca than other COVID-19 vaccines: Poll

Canadians far more wary of AstraZeneca than other COVID-19 vaccines: Poll

Just 53 per cent of respondents to the poll said they would trust the AstraZeneca vaccine being given to themselves or family members
P.E.I. suspends use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine among young workers

P.E.I. suspends use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine among young workers

Health officials said in a brief statement the vaccination appointments are on hold pending further information expected today
Canadians answer what they think post-COVID-19 life will look like in new survey

Canadians answer what they think post-COVID-19 life will look like in new survey

People were asked to imagine a world where COVID-19 was under control, and to pick whether they thought the virus would have a positive or negative effect or no impact at all on a certain category
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