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See the news on our recent publication about the safety of COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy from August 2022:

April 14th, 2021

One of the leaders of the largest independent vaccine safety study in Canadian history says tracking the mild side effects of COVID-19 vaccines is as important as recording the rare serious ones.

February 25th, 2021

As the vaccine rollout picks up, a sweeping new national survey is looking for more than half a million Canadians willing to provide information on any adverse events that occur after vaccination.

February 25th, 2021

B.C. researchers are looking for 400,000 volunteers across Canada to test for any potential adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccines. Linda Aylesworth has the details, and how you can get involved.

February 24th, 2021

Scientists who are mounting the largest independent study of vaccine safety in Canadian history are seeking the participation of hundreds of thousands of people across the country – including those who have not yet been vaccinated for COVID-19 – to get the information they need.

February 25th, 2021

Several recent COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia have no clear link to travel or a known COVID case. That has the province’s top doctor concerned about community spread and the fact many people who recently tested positive have been socializing more.

February 7th, 2021

Dr. Louis Valiquette, a microbiologist and infectious disease specialist at the CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS, is leading a team of clinical researchers in Quebec to study the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines.