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Exclusive: US finalizing plans to send Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine

CNN  —  The Biden administration is finalizing plans to send the Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine that could be announced as soon as this week, according to two US officials and a senior administration official. The Pentagon’s plan still needs to be approved by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin before it is sent to President […]

How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment – COVID-19 vaccines for Ontario

Enter some information below to find out how you can schedule your vaccine appointments. You can also do this for someone else, if you manage their medical care and appointments. Cancel or change an existing appointment or download your enhanced vaccine certificate with an official QR code. Last updated: January 8, 2022 Book your booster […]

These Toronto neighbourhoods will see school-based COVID-19 vaccine clinics rolled out first

TORONTO — The City of Toronto says they are prepared to administer COVID-19 vaccines following Health Canada’s authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children Friday and will prioritize 34 neighbourhoods for school-based clinics. According to a release issued Thursday, Toronto Public Health says it estimates that COVID-19 vaccines for children will arrive in Ontario within […]

Ontario expands eligibility for third doses of COVID-19 vaccine

TORONTO — More Ontarians will be able to book an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot as soon as this weekend as the province expands its eligibility for third doses. According to documents released on Wednesday, the government said that certain groups can start booking appointments starting at 8 a.m. Saturday as long […]

Confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among Ontarians remains stable: science group

TORONTO — A science advisory group says overall confidence in COVID-19 vaccines among Ontarians has remained relatively stable. In a brief released late Friday, the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table says confidence in COVID-19 vaccines has remained within the range of 72 per cent to 76 per cent. The group says survey data from 28,660 […]

Food prices are rising ahead of Thanksgiving and here’s why

TORONTO — The Friday before Thanksgiving is a busy day for the staff of La Boucherie Fine Meats in Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market. “It’s crazy” said owner Andy Spiropoulous. “It fluctuates up and down like the stock market.” But Spiropoulous isn’t talking about business, he’s talking about the prices of his meat. He estimates that […]

Scientists and public health experts say that vaccines are safe for most people

Here’s more information from health officials and agencies on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines and: – How COVID-19 vaccines are developed, tested and approved for use – How regulators hold pharmaceutical companies to high medical standards on short timelines – Why COVID-19 vaccine side effects are expected and rarely serious – Advice for children and pregnant people Photo […]

News Release Ontario Moving to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen on July 16

TORONTO — With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve and the provincewide vaccination rate surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health the Ontario government is moving the province into Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. […]