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Can I ask someone if they got a COVID shot? What experts say about vaccine etiquette

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada ‘And what do you say? Are you doubly vaccinated? Did you have AstraZeneca, or Pfizer? How far do you go with this?’ Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 18, 2021  •  June 18, 2021  •  7 minute read  •  515 Comments Mississauga’s Jack Darling Park… Read More »

Pfizer is not superior to Moderna and it’s ‘perfectly okay’ to mix COVID vaccines, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada While health authorities are reassuring Canadians that it’s safe to mix COVID-19 vaccines doses, some appear to be rejecting Moderna for Pfizer Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 24, 2021  •  5 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  126 Comments “There may be some brand recognition… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »

FDA experts recommend Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, setting up imminent authorization

A panel of vaccine experts has voted unanimously to recommend authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, setting it up for the Food and Drug Administration to allow its release within hours. The vaccine, developed by Johnson & Johnson-owned Janssen Pharmaceuticals, takes a single shot to provide the full measure of protection from illness due… Read More »