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Coronavirus: NACI to recommend mixing AZ, Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

[ad_1] TORONTO — Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is changing its guidelines to allow for mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines, CTV News has learned. NACI will update its guidance to the provinces and territories on Tuesday, recommending that a first dose of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine can safely be …

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Coronavirus: Florida concert charges US$18 for vaccinated fans, US$1000 for unvaccinated fans

[ad_1] MIAMI — U.S. authorities eager to get people vaccinated against COVID-19 have offered inducements ranging from free beer to million-dollar lottery prizes, and now rock concert promoters have their own twist: whopping ticket discounts. Fans of punk bands Teenage BottleRocket, MakeWar and Rutterkin can get into the June 26 …

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Coronavirus: U.S. researchers find drug blocks severe COVID-19 symptoms in mice, including variants

[ad_1] TORONTO — U.S. researchers have discovered a drug that could potentially be a game-changing tool in treating COVID-19 patients, including variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Researchers affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania have found that the drug diABZI was highly effective at preventing severe COVID-19 symptoms in mice that …

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Coronavirus: Chinese city locks down neighbourhood after virus upsurge

[ad_1] BEIJING — The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou shut down a neighbourhood and ordered its residents to stay home Saturday for door-to-door coronavirus testing following an upsurge in infections that has rattled authorities. Guangzhou, a business and industrial centre of 15 million people north of Hong Hong, has reported …

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Coronavirus: Chinese city locks down neighborhood after virus upsurge

[ad_1] BEIJING — The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou shut down a neighborhood and ordered its residents to stay home Saturday for door-to-door coronavirus testing following an upsurge in infections that has rattled authorities. Guangzhou, a business and industrial center of 15 million people north of Hong Hong, has reported …

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Coronavirus: Rise in U.K. coronavirus cases stoke concerns over 3rd wave

[ad_1] LONDON — The number of new coronavirus infections in the U.K. hit a near two-month high Friday as British regulators authorized the use of the single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson. The latest authorization, which takes the number of vaccines in the U.K.’s armory to four, comes amid growing …

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Coronavirus: National vaccine panel now says second shots should be given ‘as soon as possible’

[ad_1] OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has updated its COVID-19 vaccine guidance again, now saying that second shots should be offered “as soon as possible.” After recommending that second shots be delayed by up to four months, the updated position comes on the heels of several …

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Coronavirus: How can Canada ease restrictions with a partially vaccinated population?

[ad_1] TORONTO — The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) issued preliminary guidelines this month detailing what Canadians can expect to do this summer with fewer pandemic restrictions if certain vaccine targets are met. However, infectious disease expert Dr. Abdu Sharkawy told CTV’s Your Morning that the activities Canadians will …

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Coronavirus question: Can I ask people whether they are vaccinated?

[ad_1] TORONTO — Now that more than half of Canada’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and public health restrictions are being lifted across the country, vaccination status may be an important consideration as people start to gather again. While the majority of Canadians …

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Coronavirus: Production of another COVID-19 vaccine to begin in weeks

[ad_1] PARIS — Production of another potential vaccine against COVID-19 will begin within weeks, its developers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday as they launched a large trial enrolling 35,000 adult volunteers in the United States, Asia, Africa and Latin America. The study will test vaccine candidate formulas against the original …

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