canadiansathMay 10, 20211min5100

COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U.S. regulators on Monday expanded use of Pfizer’s shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall.
Federal vaccine advisory committee is expected to announce its decision for using the two-dose vaccine in 12-15-year-olds on Wednesday.


canadiansathMay 3, 20211min4410

COMING IN: The national vaccine panel providing advice on how to prioritize the use of COVID-19 vaccines says that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine should be offered to Canadians aged 30 and older. However, the vaccine is currently not cleared to be distributed in Canada.


canadiansathApril 29, 20211min5820

The Ontario legislature has officially approved new legislation that will give employees three days of paid emergency leave during COVID-19. The leave could be claimed for a variety of reasons related to COVID-19, including signs of illness, to receive a test, to case for an ill child or to receive a vaccine.


canadiansathApril 29, 20211min6680

Third wave of COVID-19 has ‘crested’ in Ontario but cases remain high, says Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, the co-chair of the science advisory table. The data showed mobility rates drop significantly throughout April resulting in a decrease in case growth. However, the officials noted that workplace mobility is high and its reduction is key in reducing infection rates.