Ontarians who got a first shot of Oxford-AstraZeneca were cancelling appointments for second doses of that vaccine following new guidance from a national advisory group, pharmacists dealing with scrapped bookings said Friday.
Ontario’s top doctor is urging people trying to obtain their second dose to be patient and says there is no need to panic as many are having difficulties securing an appointment online and encountering extremely long waits at vaccine pop-up clinics.
Better protections for the rights of air travellers, immediate refunds for customers and more monetary relief for airlines and airports are some of the recommendations in a parliamentary committee's report on the air industry's recovery from the global pandemic.
Help for the struggling James Bay community of Kashechewan has been slow in coming, as COVID-19 infections surge through overcrowded homes and isolation facilities remain non-existent, Chief Leo Friday said on Wednesday.
A new study in England suggests even just one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are extremely good at keeping people from ending up in the hospital if they contract COVID-19 from the Delta variant of the virus that causes it.
It's been a long lockdown on love for Emma Sykora. But as temperatures climb and more Canadians roll up their sleeves for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Sykora is starting to think she has a shot at something special this summer.