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Canada secures new supply of TB vaccine

TweetA new supply of tuberculosis vaccine has been secured by Health Canada after the country’s sole supplier recalled all of its products earlier this year. Health Canada has now entered into a 19 month contract with Japan BCG Laboratory of … Read More »

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Canadian report calls for improved flu surveillance

Two new reports suggest that Canada Read More »

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Canadian expert calls for national immuinzation registry

Debra Lynkowski, the chief executive officer of the Canadian Public Health Association, is hopeful that when Canada renews its Health Accord in 2014, its provisions will include the creation of a national immunization registry. Read More »

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Canadian groups call for changes to public health system

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Nasal vaccine against flu gets green light in Canada

Officials with Health Canada have recently approved the first nasal vaccine to protect users against seasonal influenza. Read More »

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Sanofi pasteur to pay for overpriced Canadian vaccines

One of the world’s largest vaccine producer’s Canadian branch will pay more than $2.5 million after government regulators found the company overcharged for two vaccines that protect against childhood illnesses. Read More »

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Canada cuts off funding to international AIDS vaccine project

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Scientists use Olympics to study spread of infectious diseases

As an international crowd of athletes and supporters gathered en masse in Vancouver, some scientists used the Olympics as their virtual test tube to find out how to prevent the outbreak of diseases spread by air travel. Read More »

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Medicago, McGill University receive grant to research VLPs

Researchers’ group slams decision to cancel HIV-vaccination facility

Cervarix vaccine approved in Canada

Canada to bridge Mexico’s H1N1 flu vaccine requirements

Canadian officials discuss fate of surplus H1N1 vaccine doses

Medicago reports positive trial results for its avian flu pandemic vaccine

Hundreds of doses of H1N1 vaccine discarded in Canada because of 24-hour shelf life

Canada shrugs off cost of flu vaccination campaign