Vaccine independence is important, because relying on relationships with other countries doesn’t always work, researchers say.
More contagious strains of the coronavirus are rapidly spreading around the world, raising concerns that they may already be silently driving spikes in cases in Canada that threaten to overwhelm the healthcare system.
A collection of children's drawings made during the pandemic illustrates the mental toll the pandemic is taking on Canadian youth, says the researcher behind a project analyzing their artwork.
Getting vaccinated to protect yourself from the virus behind COVID-19 isn't a one-and-done process in Canada right now. Both approved options requie a two-dose regimen at a specific time interval — but provinces vary on how they're doling out doses.