Getting COVID-19 vaccine in the hands of community providers could accelerate distribution

The priority for government right now is to get vaccinations out as effectively and efficiently as possible. The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)...

Primary health care providers have a powerful role in overdose crisis

By Peter Kim Since 2016, over 16,000 people have died in Canada from overdose, a public health crisis made worse by the overlapping coronavirus pandemic...

COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy

The Ontario Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OSOG) and the Ontario Medical Association Section on Obstetrics and Gynaecology (OMA-OG) issued a statement on Covid-19...

Ontario’s Doctors Answer Top 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

Getting a COVID-19 vaccination will be one of the most important and effective things Ontarians can do to stop the pandemic once vaccines become...

First doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Canada given by University Health Network

University Health Network (UHN) today gave the first COVID-19 vaccine in Canada. This landmark event signals a potential turning point in the pandemic and...

As new modelling confirms ICU cases climbing toward devastating levels, health organizations plea...

Given the alarming projected rise in hospitalizations outlined in yesterday's modelling, and as the holiday season approaches, the association representing Ontario's hospitals and the...

Most predictive symptoms of COVID-19 in children

More than one-third of children who tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection were asymptomatic, and the symptoms most strongly associated...

Study suggests newborns be vaccinated for hepatitis B

Not all pregnant women are universally screened for hepatitis B virus (HBV) in Ontario, even though this screening is recommended, and the majority of...

Researchers to study inhaled sedatives as solution to COVID-19 drug shortages

Inhaled sedatives could reduce lung inflammation, shorten the duration of ventilation and potentially improve survival A team from Lawson Health Research Institute are being funded...

Putting children at the centre of COVID recovery efforts

By Emily Gruenwoldt If children are not at the centre of our country’s recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic, we will have collectively failed as...

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