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<b>WORLD:</b> From science to syringe, COVID-19 vaccines are miracles of science and supply chains

WORLD: From science to syringe, COVID-19 vaccines are miracles of science and supply chains

By the time that dose is injected, it has travelled to at least six different cities in four countries, across the Atlantic Ocean twice, and monitored by a 24-hour watchtower in Iceland every step of the way
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario won't administer Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to seniors, health minister says

COVID-19: Ontario won't administer Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to seniors, health minister says

Elliott said it's a "very versatile" vaccine because it doesn't have the same cold storage requirements as the other two currently in use
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Pilot project aims to regulate tow truck industry that's rocked by violence

ONTARIO: Pilot project aims to regulate tow truck industry that's rocked by violence

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath accused the government of dragging its feet when it comes to responding to the escalating violence in the towing industry
<b>COVID-19:</b> National panel advises against using Oxford-AstraZeneca's vaccine on seniors

COVID-19: National panel advises against using Oxford-AstraZeneca's vaccine on seniors

MRNA vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna recommended for people 65 years old and above 'due to suggested superior efficacy,' NACI panel says
<b>COVID-19:</b> Most Canadians confident federal vaccine rollout is back on track, poll says

COVID-19: Most Canadians confident federal vaccine rollout is back on track, poll says

Fifty-six per cent of respondents are confident the federal government can buy enough vaccine to ensure inoculation for those who seek it by September
<b>COVID-19:</b> Vaccine tourism is both unethical and bad for business, experts say

COVID-19: Vaccine tourism is both unethical and bad for business, experts say

Expert comments come after the head of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mark Machin, stepped down after admitting to travelling to Dubai to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
<b>COVID-19:</b> National panel advises provinces not to use AstraZeneca vaccine on seniors

COVID-19: National panel advises provinces not to use AstraZeneca vaccine on seniors

The vaccine was authorized for use Friday on all adults, including seniors, but the National Advisory Committee on Immunization is concerned there is limited data on how well the vaccine will work in older populations
<b>COVID-19:</b> Experts say Ontario should prioritize vaccine rollout by neighbourhood as well as age

COVID-19: Experts say Ontario should prioritize vaccine rollout by neighbourhood as well as age

According to a report, if the province used both age and neighbourhood prioritization, it could prevent an additional 3,767 cases, 702 hospitalizations, 145 intensive care admissions and 168 deaths from March to the end of May
New outbreak reported at Central North Correctional Centre

New outbreak reported at Central North Correctional Centre

There are 15 outbreak-related cases reported in Penetanguishene since Friday, the health unit reports
Long-term care minister should have gone public about COVID-19 concerns: Horwath

Long-term care minister should have gone public about COVID-19 concerns: Horwath

Fullerton told the commission that she and her ministry advocated for stronger measures than what the government was willing to put in place, earlier than they were willing to act