Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

All schools in Ontario to shut and go to online learning

All schools in Canada's most populous province will be shut down and move to online learning because of a record number of coronavirus infections fueled by more contagious variants, Ontario's premier announced Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trudeau calls for Canada regions to tighten COVID restrictions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday called on Canada's provinces to tighten public health measures as an accelerating vaccination program fails to keep pace with surging coronavirus infections.

Health

Cannabis legalization and link to increase in fatal collisions

Legalization of recreational cannabis may be associated with an increase in fatal motor vehicle collisions based on data from the United States, and authors discuss the implications for Canada in an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian ...

Vaccination

Canada pauses AstraZeneca vaccine for under 55

Canada on Monday suspended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for people under age 55 following concerns it might be linked to rare blood clots.

Vaccination

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country's health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two, two officials familiar with the matter told The Associated ...

Vaccination

Canada approves AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Canada on Friday authorized a third Covid-19 vaccine, adding AstraZeneca's candidate to its approved list alongside the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots.

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