Pfizer Vaccine Approved for 12 to 15 Year Olds in Canada – May 5, 2021

Pfizer Vaccine Approved for 12 to 15 Year Olds in Canada – May 5, 2021

Pfizer Vaccine Approved for 12 to 15 Year Olds in Canada – May 5, 2021

Health Canada approves the administration of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds. This vaccine was previously reserved for people aged 16 years and over. Clinical trials have shown that it produces enough antibodies in 12 to 15 year olds to counter the coronavirus. We discuss it with Dr. Roxane Borgès Da Silva, public health expert and professor at the School of Public Health of the University of Montreal.

Insults and threats of all kinds on social media … Le Devoir newspaper polled a third of federal deputies on this phenomenon. Over 95% of respondents said they received derogatory comments. The threats are sometimes serious enough that more than a third of the deputies polled filed a complaint with the police. MPs Alain Rayes (CPC), Alexandre Boulerice (NDP), Kristina Michaud (BQ) and Greg Fergus (LIB) share their experiences.

As Asian Heritage Month starts in Canada, the Chinese community of Montreal is launching a real cry from the heart. The Chinese quarter of the metropolis, a historic place that has been the cradle of the Chinese community for several generations, is dying. The sector has been hit hard by the pandemic. We discuss it with Winston Chan, entrepreneur, and Ponora Ang, lawyer and president of the Montreal Chinese Hospital Foundation.