Health Canada authorizes the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot

From: Health Canada Statement November 9, 2021 | Ottawa, ON | Health Canada Health Canada has authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot. A COVID-19 booster shot is an extra dose of the vaccine given after completion of the primary vaccine series. The booster shot is designed to help people maintain their protection againstContinue reading “Health Canada authorizes the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot”

COVID-19 And Fungal Infections

COVID-19 and Fungi: A Nightmare in the Making India’s “black fungus” crisis signals a global problem INTERVIEW BY ANNALIES WINNY | JULY 1, 2021 Facebook Twitter Linked In Email Pinterest As India battles a devastating wave of COVID-19 cases, another crisis is waiting in the wings that could far outlast the pandemic—in the form of a chronic fungalContinue reading “COVID-19 And Fungal Infections”

The Unvaccinated: A new social class of lepers?

Should I Ask My Friends If They Are Vaccinated? COVID-19 vaccine etiquette and considerations for all the people in your life. BY KERI ALTHOFF AND ELIZABETH STUART | JUNE 21, 2021 Facebook Twitter Linked In Email Pinterest If you’re fully vaccinated, almost all interactions are quite low risk for you. But you might still want to know aboutContinue reading “The Unvaccinated: A new social class of lepers?”

Ontario Moving into Stage One of Reopening on June 11th

NEWS RELEASE Ontario to Move to Step One of Roadmap to Reopen on June 11 Improvements in Key Indicators Allowing Province to Begin the Safe and Gradual Lifting of Public Health Measures June 07, 2021 Office of the Premier Table of Contents Content Quick Facts Additional Resources Related Topics TORONTO — Based on the provincewideContinue reading “Ontario Moving into Stage One of Reopening on June 11th”

Ontario Donating Critical Lifesaving Medical Equipment to India

April 30, 2021 Office of the Premier Table of Contents Content Related Topics TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic has strained health care systems around the world. While our province is facing a challenging third wave of COVID-19 driven by new, more-contagious variants, we continue to be committedContinue reading “Ontario Donating Critical Lifesaving Medical Equipment to India”

Canada announces Aid To Indian Red Cross

Canada announces funding support in response to COVID-19 in India From: Global Affairs Canada News release April 27, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Canada is working with its partners and international organizations to control the spread of COVID-19 around the world. This is vital to helping those affected by the pandemic and protectingContinue reading “Canada announces Aid To Indian Red Cross”

All commercial and private flights from India and Pakistan suspended by Canada

Government of Canada suspends flights from India and Pakistan From: Transport Canada News release April 22, 2021      Ottawa With a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for travellers, Canada has some of the strictest travel and border measures in the world. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable PattyContinue reading “All commercial and private flights from India and Pakistan suspended by Canada”

Is China “back to normal” after COVID-19

‘Vaccines Are Not Our Cure’ April 22, 2021 ANNALIES WINNYASSOCIATE EDITOR    Image credit Passengers wear masks while commuting on the Shanghai metro, April 7 2021. Image: Wei Wei Unlike much of the world, life had already returned to a relative normal by the time COVID-19 vaccines arrived in China. When Wei Wei, a product planning manager for flu vaccinesContinue reading “Is China “back to normal” after COVID-19″

10 Steps We Can Take to Never Have a Year Like 2020: # 2 Better Protect health workers on the front line

Again the Quebec magazine L’actualitê has an interesting feature article in its April edition dealing with COVID-19 and translated it means what are the steps we can take to ensure we don’t have a year like 2020? The second step is to better protect health care workers on the front line. In Quebec in theContinue reading “10 Steps We Can Take to Never Have a Year Like 2020: # 2 Better Protect health workers on the front line”

Canadian Government Update on COVID Vaccination of its Indigenous Population

Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities From: Indigenous Services Canada News release February 17, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is closely monitoring the number of COVID-19 cases reported in First Nations communities across the country. Overall, case numbers continue to decline,Continue reading “Canadian Government Update on COVID Vaccination of its Indigenous Population”