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New guidance from Canada's top vaccine advisors has been released and it says that more Canadians could be up for booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the recommendations, which were dropped on Friday, October 29, populations with the "highest risk of waning protection" should be offered another dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after completing their first set.

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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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No more Team Moderna or Pfizer; the names of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada have been changed and the new ones are pretty strange.

On September 16, Health Canada announced that it has approved changes to the brand names of the Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines. Now, Pfizer is Comirnaty, Moderna is Spikevax and AstraZeneca is Vaxzevria.

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Millions of Canadians may face harsher restrictions when travelling overseas or on cruise ships, depending on the COVID-19 vaccine course they received.

This is because not every country has approved exactly the same COVID-19 vaccine dose courses as Canada. It means that while some Canadians are fully vaccinated here at home, they are not considered to be fully vaccinated in other places.

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Les personnes qui meurent d'envie de serrer dans leurs bras un.e proche pleinement vacciné.e pourront le faire plus vite que prévu. Plutôt que d'attendre huit semaines, il sera possible pour les Québécois.es de devancer leur deuxième dose après 28 jours, et ce, dès ce mardi 6 juillet.

Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, Christian Dubé, en a fait l'annonce ce lundi 5 juillet, lors d'une conférence de presse à Montréal.

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