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Denmark Is Set To Be The First Country To Fully Scrap The AstraZeneca Vaccine

Canada has suspended its use for people under the age of 55.
AstraZeneca Vaccine Has Now Been Fully Scrapped In Denmark

According to reports shared on Wednesday, Denmark will become the first country in the world to fully scrap the distribution of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

While other countries, including Canada, have suspended AstraZeneca's vaccine for certain age groups, Denmark has moved to cease its administration entirely.

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The decision has been made following the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine’s possible link to extremely rare cases of blood clots, reports BBC News.

Danish health authorities held an official media briefing on Wednesday, where they announced the move and presented a new vaccination timeline for the country.

It comes as Canada's first case of a "very rare" blood clot following the COVISHIELD AstraZeneca vaccine was reported on April 13, 2021.

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Canadians Who Got The AstraZeneca Vaccine Will Be Able To Fly To The US Next Month

It's not yet clear whether those with mixed doses will make the cut, though.

Canadians who've received two doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will be permitted to travel to the United States next month, according to new reports.

On Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that travellers will be able to fly into the country as long as they've received vaccines approved by the World Health Organization or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Toronto Is Changing Vaccine Certificate Rules For Indoor Sports This Fall

If you want to play ball, you might need to be vaccinated.

If you're unvaccinated and playing an indoor sport, you might not be for long.

Toronto Public Health announced on Friday that individuals 12 years or older will need to show proof of vaccination to participate in indoor sports starting November 1.

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COVID-19 Pills Are Being Tested & Here's How They Work

Think of them as morning after exposure pills.

What if you didn't have to worry about getting super sick with COVID-19? What if you could just take a pill at the first sign of infection, and then move on with your day?

That's the dream behind a new wave of drugs that are being tested right now, as three big pharma companies appear to be closing in on a morning after COVID pill that you can take at home.

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Ontario's ​Vaccine Passport Can Be Saved On Your Phone & Here's How I Did It In 5 Minutes

A new tool lets you store your vaccine certificate as an image, a PDF file, or as a card in your Apple Wallet.

Starting Wednesday, September 22, Ontarians are expected to show their proof of vaxx to enter certain non-essential businesses and settings. However, because enhanced vaccine certificates with QR codes won't come into effect in the province until October 22, a team of volunteer software engineers and medical professionals created a tool that lets you store your proof of vaccination on your phone with a QR code.

"No personal data is sent to the internet. [The] QR code is for verification only, with no personal info," the team behind the tool told CTV News.

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