Canadian provinces suspended use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in people under age 55 on Monday, March 29, 2021, acting on an advisory committee's concerns about a possible link between the shot and rare blood clots.
Undocumented workers in Canada fear that getting vaccinated could mean being arrested if someone reports them to police or immigration authorities because of their lack of proper identification, say advocates.
A new poll suggests about half of Canadians are willing to get immunized against COVID-19 with the first vaccine they're offered, while one quarter would be willing to wait to get a shot they'd prefer.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered reassurances on the safety of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, March 15, 2021, as the list of European countries suspending its use due to safety concerns grew.
Provinces continued to expand their COVID-19 vaccine rollouts on Sunday, March 14, 2021, amid what Canada's chief public health officer described as a recent increase in the number of new cases across the country.