Toronto’s top doctor says she has faith that the city will be able to push its COVID-19 vaccination rate even higher as provincial officials suggest Ontario needs to reach around 90 per cent to protect against the latest variants.
Canada's demand for COVID-19 vaccines is slowly dropping, experts say, and they warn those waiting to see whether cases spike before getting their jabs are wasting time the body needs to build sufficient immunity.
Ontario’s top public health official says that the more transmissible Delta variant will continue to threaten the progress that the province has made until about 90 per cent of eligible residents have been fully vaccinated.
Two groups representing Ontario's physicians and registered nurses are calling for the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of the province's health-care workers, a policy Premier Doug Ford has said he will not support.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford said in the strongest terms yet Thursday that the province will not create a vaccine passport that would allow people to signal to businesses and other organizations that they have been vaccinated.
The military general overseeing the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the country says Canada is moving to a “more nuanced” approach as the supply of doses is on the verge of outstripping demand.