The daughter of an Alberta woman who died from rare blood clots after a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine is now left with few supports as details surrounding a promised federal vaccine injury compensation fund remain sparse.
A new term, ‘cave syndrome’, is being used to describe people who plan to remain home even after COVID-19 restrictions end, but psychologists say it’s too broad and could lead to missed diagnoses of more serious mental health issues.
The head of the World Health Organization called on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to make shots available to the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility earlier than planned due to a supply shortfall left by Indian export disruptions.
Canada is set to receive a large infusion of COVID-19 vaccines this week, even as questions swirl around how the immunization drive will be affected by the sudden departure of the man tasked with overseeing it.
Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline's potential COVID-19 vaccine triggered strong immune responses in all adult age groups in preliminary trials after an earlier setback, boosting optimism the shot may join the fight against the pandemic this year.
A powerful cyclone that emerged in the Arabian Sea made landfall on India's western coast on Monday, hours after authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.