Ontario doctors urge domestic drug manufacturing over fears of pandemic shortage

19 January 2021 - Chronic drug shortages have worsened during pandemic, Ontario Medical Association says. ...

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First coronavirus vaccine shots could be doled out in Canada next week

7 December 2020 - A select few Canadians could receive the country’s first coronavirus vaccine shots as early as next ...

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Lilly and the Government of Canada sign an agreement for the supply of bamlanivimab to treat COVID-19 in Canada

24 November 2020 - Bamlanivimab is a SARS-CoV-2-neutralising antibody that emerged from the collaboration between Lilly and Vancouver-based AbCellera. ...

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Medicago signs agreements with the Government of Canada to supply up to 76 million doses of its recombinant plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine

23 October 2020 - Canadian government to provide $173M in funding for vaccine research and development, and domestic manufacturing capacity. ...

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Sanofi and GSK sign agreements with the Government of Canada to supply up to 72 million doses of adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine

22 September 2020 - Agreements relate to vaccine candidate using Sanofi’s recombinant protein-based technology and GSK’s pandemic adjuvant. ...

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Canada secures deals for up to 114 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccines from U.S. drug companies

31 August 2020 - Potential vaccine could be available by spring of next year. ...

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Canada inks deals with Pfizer, Moderna for coronavirus vaccine candidates

5 August 2020 - The Canadian government has signed new deals with pharmaceutical firms Pfizer and Moderna to secure millions ...

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Health Canada advises Canadians to help support the continued supply of medications

1 June 2020 - Health Canada recognizes that drug shortages can have a significant impact on patients and health care ...

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Teva Canada secures salbutamol inhalers from its global supply chain to mitigate shortage in Canadian market

19 May 2020 - Teva Canada to be first company to import emergency supply of salbutamol inhalers - providing access to ...

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COVID-19 exposes drug supply gaps as 'made in Canada' solution proposed

10 May 2020 - For more than a decade, Canada has had a supply shortage of essential medication, an issue ...

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Canada’s Apotex donates two million dosages of hydroxychloroquine to the Public Health Agency of Canada

21 April 2020 - Supply will Support Clinical Trials and be Part of the National Emergency Strategic Stockpile. ...

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Quebec-based pharmaceutical company donates 1 million doses of malaria-drug for COVID-19 patients across Canada

23 March 2020 - Boucherville-based JAMP Pharma is donating one million doses of hydroxychloroquine to hospitals across Canada in the ...

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I'm not in ...some Third World place': bladder cancer patients face ongoing scarcity of life-saving drug

16 September 2019 - Canada's only supplier, Merck, is now projecting BCG shortage will last until December 2020. ...

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Shortages feared as U.S. looks to Canada for cheaper prescription drugs

31 July 2019 - Canada 'will ensure there are no adverse effects on the supply or cost of prescription drugs,' says ...

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Drug shortages in Canada: why they happen and what you can do about it

12 June 2019 - It’s not entirely unusual for Canadians see warnings emerge over drug shortages in the country. ...

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