Vaccine hesitant? Get answers to your most-asked questions

About This Source - CBC News

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation’s English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.

CBC News is the largest news broadcaster in Canada. It frequently collaborates with its French-language counterpart, Radio-Canada Info, although the two are organizationally separate.

Recent from CBC News:

  • Funeral for London, Ont.’s Afzaal family | CBC News Special Coverage
  • Filipino Canadian artists keep pre-colonial art alive through tattoos
  • Ottawa says it will complete vaccine deliveries to territories this week
  • CBC News published this video item, entitled “Vaccine hesitant? Get answers to your most-asked questions” – below is their description.

    Wondering about severe side effects or if COVID-19 vaccines considered experimental? Dr. Cora Constantinescu, a pediatric infectious disease specialist with the Vaccine Hesitancy Clinic at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, breaks down your most-asked vaccine questions.

    0:23 Are COVID-19 vaccines considered experimental?

    1:07 Why should I get the vaccine if it doesn’t fully protect me from COVID-19 or transmitting the virus?

    1:57 COVID-19 has a 99.8 per cent survival rate. Why would I want to get a “blood-clotting” vaccine?

    3:27 Does the vaccine protect against the coronavirus variants?

    4:29 If I get vaccinated, will I test positive for COVID-19?

    5:15 Is it safe to vaccinate my child against COVID-19?

    Have a COVID-19 vaccine or pandemic-related question? Email us COVID@cbc.ca.

    CBC News YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • G7 leaders plan to battle new pandemics and take on climate change
  • Boris Johnson warns UK will do “whatever it takes” on post-Brexit trade
  • COVID-19: PM is ‘less optimistic’ about easing restrictions as cases rise
  • Spread of the Delta Covid variant a matter of ‘serious, serious concern’
  • ‘Football helped people emotionally during pandemic,’ former French striker David Trezeguet tells RT
  • Leave a Comment