Vaccine Literacy

Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine | Approved for Children by Health Canada

  The vaccine is approved for people who are 5 years of age and older. Its safety and effectiveness in people younger than 5 years of age have not yet been established. Effectiveness Clinical trials showed that beginning 1 week after the second dose, the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty®COVID vaccine was about: 95% effective in protecting trial […]

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Vaccine Literacy

Pushing Back on Myths around Covid 19 Vaccines

The Africa Centre in Partnership with Foundation for Black Communities created some resources that addresses the myths and controversies around the covid 19 vaccine.  These animated videos address different questions surrounding vaccine hesitancy. Some of the questions are: Should pregnant women get vaccinated? I have already been had the disease so I don’t need the […]

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Vaccine Literacy

Tackling Vaccine Hesistancy with the Africa Centre

Africa Centre has compiled a resource tool kit aimed at educating the public on the changing COVID-19 situation and questions around vaccines. The information has been compiled from Alberta Health Services and medical experts in the field. They invited Dr. Augustine who actively works in Black communities in the US to assess vaccine hesitancy based on […]