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Canada: British Columbia health authorities declare COVID-19 outbreak in Central Okanagan region

Interior Health (B.C.)/IBNS: British Columbia declared a COVID-19 outbreak in the Central Okanagan region which accounts for more than half of the Canadian province's daily and active COVID-19 cases.

Record-breaking ‘pressure-cooker’ heatwave hits Canada, US northwest

New York: A "pressure-cooker" heatwave that's broken temperature records twice in 48 hours in the US northwest and western Canada is being mirrored across large parts of the northern hemisphere, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.

Canada registering unprecedented heatwave, several dead

Ottawa: An unprecedented heatwave, which is smashing all temperature records, has left several people dead in Canada, media reports said on Wednesday.

Bharat Biotech to conduct clinical trials for Covaxin in US, Canada

Hyderabad/IBNS: Bharat Biotech will conduct clinical trials for Covaxin in United States and Canada as its US partner Ocugen has said that it will apply for a full licence in the United States for the India-made vaccine.

Canada: Over 50 pct population administered at least 1 dose of vaccine

Ottawa/UNI: More than half of Canada’s population has received at least one dose of a vaccine against COVID-19, a local TV channel said Sunday.

Canadian officials to study alternative COVID-19 vaccines amid AstraZeneca's rare side effects

Ottawa/IBNS: Considering the rare side effects of AstraZeneca vaccines, Canadian health officials are now studying mixing various COVID-19 shots.

Canada's Ontario starts inoculating people above 40 with AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Ontario/IBNS: Appointments for AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines are being booked in Canada's Ontario for eligible people above 40 years by select pharmacies and primary care offices across the province starting Tuesday.

Moderna delays shipment of about 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Canada

Moscow/Sputnik: Moderna pharmaceutical company has delayed the shipment of about 600,000 coronavirus vaccine doses to Canada due to a lag in the quality control procedure, Canada's Minister of Public Services and Procurement Anita Anand said.

US phase 3 trial data shows 79% vaccine efficacy against symptomatic COVID-19: AstraZeneca

Ontario/IBNS: Advanced trial data from a US study on AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine showed it is 79 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 and was 100 per cent effective in halting severe disease and hospitalization, said AstraZeneca in a statement on Monday.

Canada receives 500,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from India, 1.5 million more to arrive before May

Toronto/IBNS: In response to the commitment made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his Canadian counterpart Trudeau on Feb 10, a consignment of half-a-million doses of the India-made Covishield vaccines (AstraZeneca vaccines) were airlifted to Canada from the Asian country on a commercial cargo flight and arrived in Toronto Wednesday morning.

India commits to ship Covishield vaccines to Canada within a month

Canada/IBNS: Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive of Serum Institute of India (SII), confirmed on Monday that Covishield vaccines would be shipped to Canada within a month.

COVID-19 Situation: China suspends entry of foreigners travelling from Canada temporarily

Ottawa/UNI: China has temporarily barred foreign nationals travelling from Canada, the Consulate General of The People's Republic of China in Toronto said.

Third case of new Coronavirus variant registered in Canada: Ontario authorities

Moscow/Sputnik: A third case of the new coronavirus strain that emerged in the UK earlier this month has been confirmed in Canada, Ontario authorities announced in a statement.

Trudeau says Canada has COVID-19 vaccination plan contradicting critics who say otherwise

Toronto/Sputnik: The Canadian government has a plan to vaccinate citizens against the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an interview that appears to contradict critics who have said otherwise.

COVID-19 cases continue spiking in Canada

Ottawa/Xinhua: COVID-19 cases continued to spike on Friday in Canada with the two populous provinces Ontario and Quebec reported the largest single-day increase respectively.