What’s in Pfizer’s vaccine? A look at the ingredients
The COVID-19 vaccine's development happened at warp speed, yet experts agree the listed ingredients in the Pfizer shot are pretty standard.
Dec 16, 2020
1.3% of Canada’s COVID-19 cases had 1st vaccine: PHAC
More than 6,000 Canadians have reported contracting COVID-19 and 53 people have died after receiving one vaccine dose, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
May 3, 2021
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine effective at preventing severe outcomes from 2 variants: studies
Two studies focused on the vaccine's usage in Israel and Qatar found that Pfizer's shot gave near total protection from the worst possible outcomes of contracting COVID-19.
May 6, 2021
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine: How the shot differs for kids and adults
The formulation of the COVID-19 vaccine for children and adults is the same but the dosage and presentation are different, Pfizer says.
Oct 19, 2021
Health Canada adds Bell’s Palsy warning to Pfizer labels, but says vaccine is safe
Health Canada has reassured that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines 'continue to be safe and effective at protecting against COVID-19,' despite this very rare risk.
Aug 6, 2021
A 3rd dose of Pfizer? Company testing booster of COVID-19 vaccine in new trial
They are also in talks to test a vaccine modified to protect specifically against the highly transmissible new variant first found in South Africa.
Feb 25, 2021
Health Canada to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 on Friday: sources
Some Canadian parents desperate to get their children vaccinated are taking them to the U.S., where the Pfizer vaccine was approved for use in kids aged five to 11 on Nov. 2.
Nov 18, 2021
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is 100% effective in protecting kids aged 12-15 in trial
Pfizer hopes that vaccinations of the group could begin before the next school year, Pfizer's chairman and chief executive, said in a statement.
Mar 31, 2021
Canada to squeeze extra vaccine dose from Pfizer vials. It’s not as easy as it seems
Health Canada's approval on increasing the dosing on Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine label has collided with two key concerns: securing the proper equipment and training vaccinators.
Feb 10, 2021
Coronavirus vaccine trials: Pfizer to include participants as young as 12
The trial, which is being conducted in four countries including the United States, has enrolled more than 37,000 participants.
Oct 13, 2020
Pfizer says pandemic could last until 2024 as it tests 3-dose vaccine course for kids
Pfizer Inc. said it is testing a three-dose course of the COVID-19 vaccine in all age groups under 16, including two to four-year-olds.
Dec 17, 2021
2 shots of Pfizer vaccine 88% effective against Delta variant: study
The study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reiterated that one shot of the vaccines isn’t enough for high protection.
Jul 22, 2021
Coronavirus: Pfizer prepares for large-scale vaccine production
Pfizer and German partner BioNTech SE said they have begun delivering doses of their coronavirus vaccine candidates for human testing in the U.S. Trials in Germany had already begun.
May 8, 2020
Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine may be 90% effective, early data suggests
Pfizer cautioned the initial protection rate might change by the time the study ends. Even revealing such early data is highly unusual.
Nov 9, 2020
Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine: Here’s what experts are saying about the new data
Although Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine data looks promising, experts say we should remain 'cautious' as the full data has still not been released.
Nov 9, 2020
Canadian researchers insist Pfizer’s 1st dose effective enough to delay 2nd
Pfizer's vaccine is currently authorized to be taken 21 days apart.
Feb 18, 2021
Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines get full Health Canada approval — and new names
Both Pfizer and Moderna jabs have been given the full stamp of approval for use in teens in what's 'a testament to the vaccine's efficacy and safety profile.'
Sep 16, 2021
Pfizer applies for emergency coronavirus vaccine approval in U.S.
It comes days after the drugmaker announced that its vaccine appears 95% effective at preventing mild to severe COVID-19 disease in a large, ongoing study.
Nov 20, 2020
Canada set to receive 2M Pfizer doses this week as company ramps up delivery
Canada is set to begin receiving more than two million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine each week.
May 3, 2021
U.S. FDA advisors back bivalent COVID vaccine for initial series, boosters
Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday unanimously voted in favor of targeting the same coronavirus strain for initial COVID-19 vaccine doses and boosters.