As federal public health officials plot out how to tackle COVID-19 vaccine misinformation, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is suggesting the lack of Liberal transparency is feeding into some Canadians' anxieties about being immunized against the novel coronavirus.
More than 2,800 COVID-19 deaths were reported Wednesday in the United States -- the most the country has ever reported in a single day -- as health care officials say their staff and facilities are struggling to support burgeoning numbers of patients.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was recently demonstrated to have 94 percent efficacy, causes the human immune system to produce potent antibodies that endure for at least three months, a study showed Thursday.
Sweden has not needed face masks yet, a top health official said on Thursday, as deaths from the pandemic climbed above 7,000 and a day after the World Health Organization (WHO) expanded recommendations for when masks should be used.
The World Health Organization does not recommend countries issuing 'immunity passports' for those who have recovered from COVID-19, but is investigating the prospects of using e-vaccination certificates, a WHO medical expert said on Thursday.