Vaccination

Moderna hails diversity of COVID trial participants

Biotech firm Moderna said Thursday that it had successfully recruited ethnic minorities, older people and those with underlying health issues for its COVID-19 vaccines trial, after it pushed to enrol groups most vulnerable ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mask up to slow down SARS-CoV-2

Along with handwashing and physical distancing, the appropriate use of masks has stood as one of the essential pillars of infection prevention measures against COVID-19. However, rigorous evidence of masks' effectiveness ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chinese drugmaker setting up vaccine production lines

A state-owned Chinese drugmaker is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries, the company chairman said Tuesday.

Health

Q&A: Systemic racism in Canada's health care system

The racist treatment of a dying Indigenous mother of seven by several health-care workers at a Quebec hospital last month made headlines and sparked controversy across the country. Joyce Echaquan, a member of the Atikamekw ...

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