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COVID-19 vaccines for children 12 to 17: decried by Sloan, advised by Public Health

While both federal and provincial health authorities pursue a rigorous vaccine offensive against the spread of COVID-19, there are still those who question the efficacy and safety of the vaccination program.   “Please sign my e-petition to suspend these injections for children under the age of 18 until adequate, peer-reviewed, published

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Kingston’s Dr. Kieran Moore receives AstraZeneca vaccine

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, is sporting a brand new vaccination sticker. According to a news release from Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A Public Health), the COVID-19 shot was administered at the Amherstview Drugs Pharmacy. Dr. Moore received the AstraZeneca vaccine. “I feel hopeful

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Time interval for second dose of COVID-19 vaccine extended

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams, has extended the time interval of the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines up to 16 weeks. In a media release, dated Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021, KFL&A Public Health said this extension was made in order to increase the number of individuals

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KFL&A Public Health joins regional taskforce as COVID-19 vaccine hits Ontario

The first shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Ontario on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, with 6,000 doses delivered to Toronto and Ottawa. According to the provincial government, it will still be a several months before vaccinations begin in Kingston. “We have been notified that the highest priority areas are

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