Theresa Tam

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Theresa Tam added : "Sports teams have to have protocols," "So at this time, these type of games are performed under the auspices of public-health departments that have safety plans in place so that should someone become positive, they don't spread that virus to a lot of other people" External link

CBC Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "If we model the Delta variant now and put that into that model ... it does mean that even higher vaccination coverage would be even better at protection against the hospitalizations and overwhelming the health system," External link

barrie Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The Delta variant is now in all provinces and at least one of our territories," External link

ctvnews Sunday, June 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “If the variant takes hold and we don’t have high enough vaccine coverage, what you will see is probably a resurgence in the fall period,” External link

cknw Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “If the variant takes hold and we don’t have high enough vaccine coverage, what you will see is probably a resurgence in the fall period,” External link

globalnews Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The Delta variant is now in all provinces and at least one of our territories,” External link

cknw Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The Delta variant is now in all provinces and at least one of our territories,” External link

globalnews Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam says : “Some emerging evidence showing that if you received the first dose of Astra Zeneca and then you received an mRNA vaccine, that immune response appears to be very robust,” External link

barrie Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam says : “I can certainly recognize that people may be asking questions or feel frustrated, but as I said yesterday, NACI is following the science and providing up to date recommendations,” External link

barrie Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “It’s really the immunogenicity, that immune response, after that mixed-dose schedule that’s resulted in NACI updating this recommendation, because all the accumulated studies essentially suggest that immune response is a better response,” External link

financialexpress Friday, June 18, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I wish to emphasize that people who received two doses of AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine should rest assured that the vaccine they received provides good protection against infection, and very good protection against severe disease and hospitalization,” External link

cknw Friday, June 18, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “An mRNA vaccine should now be offered as the second dose for individuals who received a first dose of AstraZeneca or COVISHIELD vaccine,” External link

cknw Friday, June 18, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “An mRNA vaccine should now be offered as the second dose for individuals who received a first dose of AstraZeneca or COVISHIELD vaccine,” External link

cknw Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Now we’re seeing the benefits of high [vaccine] coverage, including reduced illness and death among the most vulnerable populations,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Now we’re seeing the benefits of high [vaccine] coverage, including reduced illness and death among the most vulnerable populations,” External link

680news Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Should we aim for higher? Yes, I think we should,” “That gives us a better buffer for managing the COVID situation” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If we model the Delta variant now and put that into that model … it does mean that even higher vaccination coverage would be even better at protection against the hospitalizations and overwhelming the health system,” External link

cknw Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “But really it’s about everybody getting two doses of vaccine and protecting each other otherwise how are you supposed to go check someone else’s vaccine status,” External link

cknw Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “But really it’s about everybody getting two doses of vaccine and protecting each other otherwise how are you supposed to go check someone else’s vaccine status,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These positive trends gives us great optimism, but they also represent a narrow window of opportunity to get ahead of this virus,” “As we are seeing from other countries where the Delta Variant has emerged, getting the population fully vaccinated is crucial for gaining and keeping the upper hand to reopen safely” External link

680news Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "As to whether we need the doses, though, we're actually doing some detailed work with the provinces and territories. It depends whether they would use any future Janssen doses," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “As of June 4, 70 per cent of the eligible population of aged 12 years or older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 9 per cent have received two doses,” External link

680news Friday, June 11, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As Canada steps into the vaccination fast lane, there is a lot for us to take pride in," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Of course, we want the two doses faster," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "If we get variants that are more transmissible, and we if we get variants that evade the vaccine immunity by a little bit, it's much better to shoot for higher," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Based on estimates before the Delta variant was circulating, an estimated one third of people can still get infected after just the priming dose, and an estimated 20 per cent can develop serious illness. These estimates may be different with a Delta variant or other future variants,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:13:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “One dose of protection is not enough,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "One dose of protection is not enough," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We can do better than that and should keep going and shoot for the stars!" External link

sinacom-en Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “One dose of vaccines provides some protection, but not quite as good as two doses,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “repeatedly escalate our public health response as a result of massive surges in virus activity,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “75 per cent (with) two doses is a goal, based on the level of vaccination, so that we don’t overwhelm our health system. But we can do better than that,” “I actually think we should keep going. This isn’t a threshold or limit. We’ve seen some communities getting over 80 per cent, some seniors getting over 90 per cent vaccine coverage. And so we should shoot for the stars” External link

globalnews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We don’t want to be ordering vaccines if we’re not using it,” “That can only be ascertained in a more granular way once we see what the uptake looks like in the coming days” External link

barrie Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19 ,” External link

cknw Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19 ,” External link

globalnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We don’t want to, of course, leave any vaccine doses unused and that has to be minimized,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If it wasn’t for that, one would probably progress with giving the same dose,” “That is the underlying authorization for these vaccines” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI is not recommending just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine for the second dose," "If you can't find it, or you don't know what someone had, whether it's Pfizer or Moderna for the first dose, another vaccine can be considered" External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health has used over time for many other vaccines," "When vaccines programs and supplies change this is not an unusual thing to do" External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI is not recommending just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine for the second dose," "If you can't find it, or you don't know what someone had, whether it's Pfizer or Moderna for the first dose, another vaccine can be considered" External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health have used over time for many other vaccines," "When vaccines programs and supplies change this is not an unusual thing to do" External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health have used over time for many other vaccines," "When vaccines programs and supplies change this is not an unusual thing to do" External link

business-standard Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health have used over time for many other vaccines," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Public health authorities are now compressing that second dose now that vaccines are more available," "They will not be going to 16 weeks" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "NACI is not recommending [people] just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine — the mRNA [type of vaccine] — for the second dose," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam déclaré : "Le CCNI ne recommande pas d'utiliser ces vaccins de manière interchangeable, mais plutôt d'essayer d'utiliser le même vaccin pour les deux doses. Cependant, si vous n'arrivez pas à retrouver le même vaccin, ou si vous ne savez pas quel vaccin quelqu'un a reçu - s'il a utilisé Pfizer ou Moderna pour la première dose - alors un autre vaccin peut être envisagé (pour la deuxième dose)" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19 ,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If it wasn’t for that, one would probably progress with giving the same dose,” “That is the underlying authorization for these vaccines” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:48:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam disse : "É uma boa notícia que agora as pessoas têm escolha" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "It is good news that people now have the choice," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI is not recommending just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine -- the mRNA -- for the second dose," "If you can't find it, or you don't know what someone had, whether it's Pfizer or Moderna for the first dose, another vaccine can be considered" External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "In addition to international data, this Canadian study will help inform Canada's public health recommendations on the potential to use different combinations of vaccines for the first and second dose, as well as different dosing intervals," External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "In addition to international data, this Canadian study will help inform Canada's public health recommendations on the potential to use different combinations of vaccines for the first and second dose, as well as different dosing intervals," External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19,” “This advice provides provinces and territories with effective options to manage their vaccine programs,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “Those who received the first dose of an mRNA vaccine so that's Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine should be offered should be offered the same mRNA vaccine for the second dose. But if the same mRNA vaccine is not readily available, another mRNA vaccine can be considered interchangeable and should be offered to complete the vaccine series,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “There is a possibility of increased short term side effects when using this mix schedule, such as headaches, fatigue, feeling generally ill, but they are temporary and without complications,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As we move toward the next weeks and months with more and more vaccinations inside Canada, I think we’ll be able to have a lot more flexibility at the border," "I’m certain we’ll be hearing more about this space in the coming weeks" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : "As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not," External link

timescolonist Monday, May 31, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With variants in play while vaccinations are going up, we have to be very cautious about that downward path,” External link

cknw Monday, May 31, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : “As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Monday, May 31, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : "As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not," External link

barrie Monday, May 31, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : “As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not,” External link

cp24 Monday, May 31, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We've had a few experiences in the past that has led us to wanting to be more precautionary," External link

CBC Saturday, May 29, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “the latest seven day average for the people with COVID-19 being treated in hospitals each day has dropped 34 per cent since peak activity” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "out of a growth pattern in the most heavily affected areas," External link

CBC Friday, May 28, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Our efforts have got us well and truly over the peak of the third wave nationally and heading for a much better summer, if we can stay the course," External link

CBC Friday, May 28, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The good news is that we expect the third wave to continue to decline, as long as we maintain current measures and don’t increase the in-person contact rates across communities,” “It’s very encouraging but reaffirms that now is not the time to relax restrictions” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Our efforts have got us well and truly over the peak of the third wave nationally and heading for a much better summer, if we can stay the course," External link

CBC Friday, May 28, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Over the past month, things have taken a great turn for the better,” “Our efforts have got us well and truly over the peak of the third wave nationally and heading for a much better summer, if we can stay the course” External link

barrie Friday, May 28, 2021 8:31:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If measures are relaxed, increasing the number of community-wide in-person contacts, resurgence is likely,” External link

barrie Friday, May 28, 2021 8:31:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With four-and-a-half million COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered before the long weekend, and Canadians continuing to roll up their sleeves as vaccination clinics expand across the country, our fastest moving trend is – happily – our vaccination coverage,” External link

680news Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Benefits are being seen among groups targeted for priority vaccination and as vaccine coverage increases across Canada, we can expect further benefits to protect more Canadians over the coming weeks and months," External link

peopledaily Sunday, May 23, 2021 6:53:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Benefits are being seen among groups targeted for priority vaccination and as vaccine coverage increases across Canada, we can expect further benefits to protect more Canadians over the coming weeks and months," External link

sinacom-en Sunday, May 23, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Benefits are being seen among groups targeted for priority vaccination and as vaccine coverage increases across Canada, we can expect further benefits to protect more Canadians over the coming weeks and months," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, May 23, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We know that there have been cases detected in provinces and territories, and there may be some early signs that we already have some community transmission," External link

CBC Friday, May 21, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam says : “Studies on mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedules are underway in other countries, including the United Kingdom,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "So, you actually have to be really careful as you slowly ease those measures. Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point towards a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point toward a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "How fast we go down that curve and if we get to bottom of that curve is contingent on the work that they’re doing together with their communities," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "How fast we go down that curve and if we get to bottom of that curve is contingent on the work that they’re doing together with their communities," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think everybody’s anxious to make sure people who got the first dose of AstraZeneca do have the ability to get that second dose,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think everybody’s anxious to make sure people who got the first dose of AstraZeneca do have the ability to get that second dose,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think everybody's anxious to make sure people who got the first dose of AstraZeneca do have the ability to get that second dose,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI says a complete series of two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can be offered to individuals 12 to 18 years of age who are eligible to receive the vaccine," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “What the difference is between this summer and the previous one is that we stand a much better chance to having an outdoor summer that doesn’t lead to a resurgence in an indoors fall,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point toward a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic," External link

timescolonist Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:09:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "I think masks might be the last layer of that multi-layer protection that we'll advise people to remove," External link

reuters-uk Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

cp24 Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point towards a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Friday, May 14, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We’re also beginning to see reductions in the number experiencing severe and critical illness with less than 4,000 people with COVID-19 people being treated in our hospitals each day,” “Including less than 1,400 in intensive care and an average 48 deaths being reported daily” External link

680news Friday, May 14, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “Early indications are looking favourable towards use of an mRNA vaccine if you had a first AstraZeneca vaccine,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, May 14, 2021 6:03:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "There will be further advice forthcoming on that second dose based on the evolving science. We should watch this space," "All of the vaccines being used in Canada are targeting the virus' spike protein, so I think the science will look not just at whether the mixed schedule is safe, but whether that's actually an even better approach than using exactly the same vaccine for the two doses. Those questions remain to be answered" External link

CBC Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As more vaccines come in, that interval can be shorter," External link

CBC Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We say the fall because… it takes two weeks after you’ve received your full vaccine dose to get maximum protection. When you add up all those weeks, we say towards the fall,” “We hope to get there faster, with our supply we probably could. But giving a buffer zone for people to get their maximum protection, we can look towards what I would call getting out of that crisis phase” External link

barrie Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Early indications are looking favourable towards use of an mRNA vaccine if you had a first AstraZeneca vaccine,” “We'll be providing advice, hopefully hearing from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization shortly” External link

barrie Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We say the fall because… it takes two weeks after you’ve received your full vaccine dose to get maximum protection. When you add up all those weeks, we say towards the fall,” “We hope to get there faster, with our supply we probably could. But giving a buffer zone for people to get their maximum protection, we can look towards what I would call getting out of that crisis phase” External link

ctvnews Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Early indications are looking favourable towards use of an mRNA vaccine if you had a first AstraZeneca vaccine,” “We'll be providing advice, hopefully hearing from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization shortly” External link

ctvnews Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is, I hope, our final challenge,” “If we can keep on suppressing the cases and get the vaccines up, we will have a year that looks considerably better moving head” External link

cp24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “That would offer a choice essentially, for those who have received AstraZeneca for the first dose,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We are following the evolving science to provide the most up-to-date advice on whether a mix of schedule is the appropriate way to go," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Yukoners have been amazing and rising to this challenge and I know it's hard," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Yukon is a model that we're all looking toward for success," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "What I would say [is], the same measures that we have used to successfully manage the virus that existed before and is still with us now can be applied to the new variants," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We're quite excited because the Pfizer vaccine has been approved to be provided to those 12 to fifteen years of age," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We know that for Moderna vaccine they're also doing similar trials and the vaccine went very well. It worked very effective for younger people," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : “Vaccinated or not…for now we still need to take steps to go out safely,” External link

cknw Monday, May 10, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Everyone is trying to provide the best information in order for everyone to make a decision," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "But it's not absolute. There's reduction in your risk of transmission, but it doesn't necessarily eliminate your risk of transmission," External link

CBC Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "There's reduction in your risk of transmission, but it doesn't necessarily eliminate your risk of transmission," External link

barrie Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “But it’s not absolute. There’s reduction in your risk of transmission, but it doesn’t necessarily eliminate your risk of transmission,” External link

680news Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think we’re all interested in the approach of actually mixing different types of vaccines, like an mRNA following a viral-vector vaccine, for example,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “People should be confident in their public health system in that they are being provided with vaccines, knowing that all of that data and analysis and thoughtful thinking and the balancing of benefit risk has been part of the consideration as vaccines are offered to them,” External link

cknw Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Variants of concern (VOCs) represent a majority of cases in Canada, with the B117 variant now reported in all provinces & territories and accounting for over 95 per cent of VOCs sequenced to date," External link

CBC Monday, May 3, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “There’s not enough data on some of the vaccines at the moment,” “The data is looking pretty good towards the direction that vaccines probably do protect against a reduction in transmission — the extent to which they do that is an evolving scientific study, but I do think that they can reduce transmission. I think it’s looking that way. But we don’t have the data for all vaccines” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think it’s an interplay between getting our vaccines up and getting the rates of vaccinations up really high so that we can potentially have people who come in who’ve been vaccinated, posing not just less of a risk to themselves, but to each other as well,” “So that’s another concept we’re trying to work for” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures, like certain workplace and business closures, by this summer, if enough people get vaccinated," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The data is looking pretty good towards the direction that vaccines probably do protect against a reduction in transmission. The extent to which they do that is an evolving scientific study, but I do think that they can reduce transmission, I think is looking that way… So I do think that there is a reduced risk, potentially, in those who are vaccinated,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The data is looking pretty good towards the direction that vaccines probably do protect against a reduction in transmission. The extent to which they do that is an evolving scientific study, but I do think that they can reduce transmission, I think is looking that way… So I do think that there is a reduced risk, potentially, in those who are vaccinated,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures,” External link

cp24 Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:24:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” External link

cknw Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We are seeing higher risks of severe outcomes for women during pregnancy from COVID-19,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures,” External link

cp24 Friday, April 23, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “More than 11-million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered since vaccination began in mid-December,” “Providing 30 percent of Canadian adults with one dose of a vaccine” External link

citynews-ca Friday, April 23, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 23, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The bottom line is we need as many people vaccinated as much as possible,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 23, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Even then, you have to be cautious, and not sort of lift everything. You’re going to lift things in stages and see what happens,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 23, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures…by this summer if enough people get vaccinated,” External link

cknw Friday, April 23, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "For the first time in many weeks, the epidemic has dropped out of a growth pattern," External link

CBC Friday, April 23, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 23, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 23, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “We’ll be doing that risk assessment again and using the data we have now collected at the border to inform our next steps,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 23, 2021 1:00:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” “It’s actually in … somewhere between 40 and 50 other countries (now). So country-specific targeted measures can only go so far” External link

globalnews Friday, April 23, 2021 12:53:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The testing has been very helpful,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "That remains a rare disorder and the rates that they were looking at haven't changed," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Now is not the time to travel for recreational purposes," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Now is not the time to travel for recreational purposes,” External link

680news Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Do not travel for recreational purposes outside your own locality. Right now, that's really important," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “For now, the key message is that everyone needs to keep up with their personal protective measures,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 16, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes," External link

barrie Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes," External link

ctvnews Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about The UK ) : "The race between vaccines and variants is at a critical point," External link

mninews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With the rising cases and increased numbers of severe outcomes in younger populations, the analysis on the impact of COVID-19 also has to be taken into account when you look at that benefits and risk analysis,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Although the number of deaths has averaged around 30 each day for several weeks, there is concern that if the increase in severe illnesses persists, we could see a gradual increase in the mortality trend,” “This is the third big push and we’re all tired, but the benefits of applying our strongest collective effort by following public health advice and strictly maintaining individual precautions could not be greater” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 12, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With the current acceleration of COVID-19 activity, approaching the peak of the second wave, and a concerning rise in the proportion of cases that involve more contagious variants of concern, strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 12, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "With the current acceleration of COVID-19 activity, approaching the peak of the second wave, and a concerning rise in the proportion of cases that involve more contagious variants of concern, strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating," External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 12, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 12, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "With the current acceleration of COVID-19 activity, approaching the peak of the second wave, and a concerning rise in the proportion of cases that involve more contagious variants of concern, strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating," External link

timescolonist Monday, April 12, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “While COVID-19 continues to impact people of all ages in Canada, infection rates are highest among those aged 20-39 years of age,” External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 12, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Although B.1.1.7, which is now confirmed in all provinces and two territories, continues to account for the majority of variants of concern in Canada and has likely replaced the original virus in some areas, there has been a concerning rise in P.1 cases in recent weeks,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : “Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point,” “It is clear that we need stronger control to combat variants of concern that are driving rapid epidemic growth in many areas of the country” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Although B.1.1.7, which is now confirmed in all provinces and two territories, continues to account for the majority of variants of concern in Canada and has likely replaced the original virus in some areas, there has been a concerning rise in P.1 cases in recent weeks," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point," "It is clear that we need stronger control to combat variants of concern that are driving rapid epidemic growth in many areas of the country" External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Over the past week, the number of new variant cases has more than doubled,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “All of these trends tell us that even as vaccines are bringing us closer to ending this crisis, we cannot afford to give this virus an inch,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Over the past week, the number of new variant cases has more than doubled,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “All of these trends tell us that even as vaccines are bringing us closer to ending this crisis, we cannot afford to give this virus an inch,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point," External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Many of my colleagues are of course worried about what happened at the Easter long weekend, so all of that will be playing out," "Right now, what is of concern to me is the ICUs filling up" External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Many of my colleagues are of course worried about what happened at the Easter long weekend, so all of that will be playing out,” “Right now, what is of concern to me is the ICUs filling up” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Many of my colleagues are of course worried about what happened at the Easter long weekend, so all of that will be playing out," "Right now, what is of concern to me is the ICUs filling up" External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “All of these trends tell us that even as vaccines are bringing us closer to end his crisis, we cannot afford to give this virus an inch,” “In areas with epidemic growth, the only way to get out of this crisis is the hard way” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, April 9, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Variants of concern are posing new challenges in different locations across the country. Now is not the time to travel for recreational purposes," External link

CBC Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : “Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “As of April 6, a total of 16,127 variant of concern cases have been reported across Canada, including 14,790 involving B.1.1.7 variants, 1,000 P.1 variants and 337 B.1.351 variants,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As of April 6, a total of 16,127 variant of concern cases have been reported across Canada, including 14,790 involving B.1.1.7 variants, 1,000 P.1 variants and 337 B.1.351 variants," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU quite immediately, and then they spend quite a big length of time staying in the ICU, which means that there's a capacity impact as well," External link

qt Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU quite immediately, and then they spend quite a big length of time staying in the ICU, which means that there’s a capacity impact as well,” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Variants of concern are contributing to the current resurgence,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages, and severe illness can occur at any age," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "With increasing rates of infection, we are seeing a greater number of younger adults with COVID-19 being treated in hospital," "This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages and severe illness can occur at any age" External link

npr Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With increasing rates of infection, we are seeing a greater number of younger adults with Covid-19 being treated in hospital,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU quite immediately, and then they spend quite a bit length of time staying in the ICU, which means that there’s a capacity impact as well,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages, and severe illness can occur at any age," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages, and severe illness can occur at any age,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The rise in severe and critical illnesses is placing renewed strain on the health system and health-care workforce," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The rise in severe and critical illnesses is placing renewed strain on the health system and health-care workforce," External link

timescolonist Monday, April 5, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “How they looked at it was really the vaccine is safe and effective overall,” “But these rare serious events we’re seeing being reported in younger age groups and for these young age groups, the serious outcomes from COVID-19 is lower than for the older age groups. So hence, they went ahead and recommended that, for now, put a pause for everyone’s safety sake, just put a pause until we get more data” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

680news Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “How they looked at it was really the vaccine is safe and effective overall,” “But these rare serious events we’re seeing being reported in younger age groups and for these young age groups, the serious outcomes from COVID-19 is lower than for the older age groups. So hence, they went ahead and recommended that, for now, put a pause for everyone’s safety sake, just put a pause until we get more data” External link

680news Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The ongoing increase in infection rates is now playing out in our hospitals with rising trends in severe and critical illnesses, placing renewed strain on the health system," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "New variant case numbers represent the tip of the iceberg, as there are thousands more cases that have screened positive for problematic mutations," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:53:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "New variant case numbers represent the tip of the iceberg, as there are thousands more cases that have screened positive for problematic mutations," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "New variant case numbers represent the tip of the iceberg, as there are thousands more cases that have screened positive for problematic mutations," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With increasing circulation of highly contagious variants, the threat of uncontrolled epidemic growth is significantly elevated,” External link

680news Monday, March 29, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With increasing circulation of highly contagious variants, the threat of uncontrolled epidemic growth is significantly elevated,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Measures must be stronger, stricter and sustained long enough to suppress rapid epidemic growth of variants of concern,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, March 27, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : "Daily case counts have increased over 30 percent in the past two weeks," "Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others" External link

sinacom-en Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "COVID-19 still has a few tricks in store and we need to hold on together a bit stronger and longer until vaccines have us protected," External link

sinacom-en Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : "Daily case counts have increased over 30 percent in the past two weeks," "Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others" External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "COVID-19 still has a few tricks in store and we need to hold on together a bit stronger and longer until vaccines have us protected," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Every time we hit a holiday period, we're always a bit anxious," External link

timescolonist Friday, March 26, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population," "It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures" External link

timescolonist Friday, March 26, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 10:29:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 10:29:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With more contagious variants spreading this model predicts that current community based public health measures will be insufficient to control rapid growth and resurgence,” “But if a combination of enhanced community-based public health measures and good adherence to individual precautions are implemented and sustained, the epidemic is forecasted to plateau” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We must all maintain physical distancing, reduce contacts outside our household to just essential activities, continue with good handwashing practices and wear well constructed, well fitting and properly worn face masks to protect ourselves and others,” “For local authorities this means maintaining or immediately implementing strong public health measures which may include restrictions, closures or other community-based control measures to achieve reductions in contacts necessary to get ahead of or prevent further spread of rapidly spreading variants” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “In parts of Canada where variants of concern represent an increasingly high proportion of cases and are associated with a greater number of outbreaks, we need to maintain high degree of vigilance to keep COVID-19 infections rates down as vaccine programs scale up,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : “Daily case counts have increased over 30 per cent in the past two weeks… Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We are closer now than ever, but it is still too soon to relax measures and too soon to gather in areas where COVID-19 is still circulating in Canada," "So as Passover, Easter and Ramadan approach, make plans to celebrate safely, including having virtual celebrations to protect each other as we make this the last big push to keep the path clear for vaccines," External link

trust Friday, March 26, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We are closer now than ever, but it is still too soon to relax measures and too soon to gather in areas where COVID-19 is still circulating in Canada," "So as Passover, Easter and Ramadan approach, make plans to celebrate safely, including having virtual celebrations to protect each other as we make this the last big push to keep the path clear for vaccines," External link

wsau Friday, March 26, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "COVID-19 still has a few tricks in store and we need to hold on together a bit stronger and longer until vaccines have us protected," External link

CBC Friday, March 26, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : “Daily case counts have increased over 30 per cent in the past two weeks… Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 5:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam indiqué : «Nous constatons déjà les avantages des vaccins dans les populations à risque élevé, avec une réduction des taux d’infection […] chez les adultes de plus de 80 ans et une diminution des éclosions dans les établissements de soins de longue durée» External link

msn-fr Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam indiqué : «Nous constatons déjà les avantages des vaccins dans les populations à risque élevé, avec une réduction des taux d’infection […] chez les adultes de plus de 80 ans et une diminution des éclosions dans les établissements de soins de longue durée» External link

msn-fr Monday, March 22, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam afirmou : "Como outras atividades durante a Covid-19 que envolvem proximidade física, existem algumas coisas que você pode fazer para minimizar o risco de se infectar e espalhar o vírus" External link

g1-globo Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam señaló : “La salud sexual es una parte importante de nuestra salud en general. Sin embargo, el sexo puede ser complicado en momentos de COVID-19, especialmente para aquellos sin una pareja en su hogar o cuya pareja sexual tiene un mayor riesgo al coronavirus. Al igual que otras actividades durante el COVID-19 que involucran cercanía física, hay algunas cosas que pueden hacerse para minimizar el riesgo de infectarse y propagar el virus” External link

monumental Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam disse : "O sexo pode ser complicado na era da Covid-19, especialmente para aqueles sem um parceiro íntimo em sua casa ou cujo parceiro sexual está sob maior risco de Covid-19" External link

correiodopovo Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT



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Theresa Tam added : "Sports teams have to have protocols," "So at this time, these type of games are performed under the auspices of public-health departments that have safety plans in place so that should someone become positive, they don't spread that virus to a lot of other people" External link

CBC Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "If we model the Delta variant now and put that into that model ... it does mean that even higher vaccination coverage would be even better at protection against the hospitalizations and overwhelming the health system," External link

barrie Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:17:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The Delta variant is now in all provinces and at least one of our territories," External link

ctvnews Sunday, June 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “If the variant takes hold and we don’t have high enough vaccine coverage, what you will see is probably a resurgence in the fall period,” External link

cknw Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “If the variant takes hold and we don’t have high enough vaccine coverage, what you will see is probably a resurgence in the fall period,” External link

globalnews Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The Delta variant is now in all provinces and at least one of our territories,” External link

cknw Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The Delta variant is now in all provinces and at least one of our territories,” External link

globalnews Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam says : “Some emerging evidence showing that if you received the first dose of Astra Zeneca and then you received an mRNA vaccine, that immune response appears to be very robust,” External link

barrie Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam says : “I can certainly recognize that people may be asking questions or feel frustrated, but as I said yesterday, NACI is following the science and providing up to date recommendations,” External link

barrie Saturday, June 19, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “It’s really the immunogenicity, that immune response, after that mixed-dose schedule that’s resulted in NACI updating this recommendation, because all the accumulated studies essentially suggest that immune response is a better response,” External link

financialexpress Friday, June 18, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I wish to emphasize that people who received two doses of AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine should rest assured that the vaccine they received provides good protection against infection, and very good protection against severe disease and hospitalization,” External link

cknw Friday, June 18, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “An mRNA vaccine should now be offered as the second dose for individuals who received a first dose of AstraZeneca or COVISHIELD vaccine,” External link

cknw Friday, June 18, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “An mRNA vaccine should now be offered as the second dose for individuals who received a first dose of AstraZeneca or COVISHIELD vaccine,” External link

cknw Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Now we’re seeing the benefits of high [vaccine] coverage, including reduced illness and death among the most vulnerable populations,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Now we’re seeing the benefits of high [vaccine] coverage, including reduced illness and death among the most vulnerable populations,” External link

680news Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Should we aim for higher? Yes, I think we should,” “That gives us a better buffer for managing the COVID situation” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If we model the Delta variant now and put that into that model … it does mean that even higher vaccination coverage would be even better at protection against the hospitalizations and overwhelming the health system,” External link

cknw Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “But really it’s about everybody getting two doses of vaccine and protecting each other otherwise how are you supposed to go check someone else’s vaccine status,” External link

cknw Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “But really it’s about everybody getting two doses of vaccine and protecting each other otherwise how are you supposed to go check someone else’s vaccine status,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These positive trends gives us great optimism, but they also represent a narrow window of opportunity to get ahead of this virus,” “As we are seeing from other countries where the Delta Variant has emerged, getting the population fully vaccinated is crucial for gaining and keeping the upper hand to reopen safely” External link

680news Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "As to whether we need the doses, though, we're actually doing some detailed work with the provinces and territories. It depends whether they would use any future Janssen doses," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:46:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “As of June 4, 70 per cent of the eligible population of aged 12 years or older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 9 per cent have received two doses,” External link

680news Friday, June 11, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As Canada steps into the vaccination fast lane, there is a lot for us to take pride in," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Of course, we want the two doses faster," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "If we get variants that are more transmissible, and we if we get variants that evade the vaccine immunity by a little bit, it's much better to shoot for higher," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Based on estimates before the Delta variant was circulating, an estimated one third of people can still get infected after just the priming dose, and an estimated 20 per cent can develop serious illness. These estimates may be different with a Delta variant or other future variants,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:13:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “One dose of protection is not enough,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "One dose of protection is not enough," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We can do better than that and should keep going and shoot for the stars!" External link

sinacom-en Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “One dose of vaccines provides some protection, but not quite as good as two doses,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “repeatedly escalate our public health response as a result of massive surges in virus activity,” External link

globalnews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “75 per cent (with) two doses is a goal, based on the level of vaccination, so that we don’t overwhelm our health system. But we can do better than that,” “I actually think we should keep going. This isn’t a threshold or limit. We’ve seen some communities getting over 80 per cent, some seniors getting over 90 per cent vaccine coverage. And so we should shoot for the stars” External link

globalnews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We don’t want to be ordering vaccines if we’re not using it,” “That can only be ascertained in a more granular way once we see what the uptake looks like in the coming days” External link

barrie Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19 ,” External link

cknw Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:16:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19 ,” External link

globalnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:35:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We don’t want to, of course, leave any vaccine doses unused and that has to be minimized,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If it wasn’t for that, one would probably progress with giving the same dose,” “That is the underlying authorization for these vaccines” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI is not recommending just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine for the second dose," "If you can't find it, or you don't know what someone had, whether it's Pfizer or Moderna for the first dose, another vaccine can be considered" External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health has used over time for many other vaccines," "When vaccines programs and supplies change this is not an unusual thing to do" External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI is not recommending just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine for the second dose," "If you can't find it, or you don't know what someone had, whether it's Pfizer or Moderna for the first dose, another vaccine can be considered" External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health have used over time for many other vaccines," "When vaccines programs and supplies change this is not an unusual thing to do" External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health have used over time for many other vaccines," "When vaccines programs and supplies change this is not an unusual thing to do" External link

business-standard Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is not a new concept, so having a multi-dose series in terms of vaccines given by manufacturers is something that public health have used over time for many other vaccines," External link

irishsun Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Public health authorities are now compressing that second dose now that vaccines are more available," "They will not be going to 16 weeks" External link

barrie Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "NACI is not recommending [people] just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine — the mRNA [type of vaccine] — for the second dose," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam déclaré : "Le CCNI ne recommande pas d'utiliser ces vaccins de manière interchangeable, mais plutôt d'essayer d'utiliser le même vaccin pour les deux doses. Cependant, si vous n'arrivez pas à retrouver le même vaccin, ou si vous ne savez pas quel vaccin quelqu'un a reçu - s'il a utilisé Pfizer ou Moderna pour la première dose - alors un autre vaccin peut être envisagé (pour la deuxième dose)" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19 ,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If it wasn’t for that, one would probably progress with giving the same dose,” “That is the underlying authorization for these vaccines” External link

montrealgazette Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:48:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam disse : "É uma boa notícia que agora as pessoas têm escolha" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "It is good news that people now have the choice," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI is not recommending just use them interchangeably, but mostly try and use the same vaccine -- the mRNA -- for the second dose," "If you can't find it, or you don't know what someone had, whether it's Pfizer or Moderna for the first dose, another vaccine can be considered" External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "In addition to international data, this Canadian study will help inform Canada's public health recommendations on the potential to use different combinations of vaccines for the first and second dose, as well as different dosing intervals," External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "In addition to international data, this Canadian study will help inform Canada's public health recommendations on the potential to use different combinations of vaccines for the first and second dose, as well as different dosing intervals," External link

barrie Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The interchangeability of vaccines means that you can receive one vaccine product for your first dose and then safely receive a different vaccine for your second dose to complete your two-dose vaccine series for optimal protection from COVID-19,” “This advice provides provinces and territories with effective options to manage their vaccine programs,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “Those who received the first dose of an mRNA vaccine so that's Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine should be offered should be offered the same mRNA vaccine for the second dose. But if the same mRNA vaccine is not readily available, another mRNA vaccine can be considered interchangeable and should be offered to complete the vaccine series,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “There is a possibility of increased short term side effects when using this mix schedule, such as headaches, fatigue, feeling generally ill, but they are temporary and without complications,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As we move toward the next weeks and months with more and more vaccinations inside Canada, I think we’ll be able to have a lot more flexibility at the border," "I’m certain we’ll be hearing more about this space in the coming weeks" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, June 1, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : "As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not," External link

timescolonist Monday, May 31, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With variants in play while vaccinations are going up, we have to be very cautious about that downward path,” External link

cknw Monday, May 31, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : “As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not,” External link

crestonvalleyadvance Monday, May 31, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : "As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not," External link

barrie Monday, May 31, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : “As restrictions start to be lifted based on conditions in your area, it is still important that everyone continue to follow local public health advice and keep up with individual protective practices like physical distancing and wearing a mask regardless of whether you have been vaccinated or not,” External link

cp24 Monday, May 31, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We've had a few experiences in the past that has led us to wanting to be more precautionary," External link

CBC Saturday, May 29, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “the latest seven day average for the people with COVID-19 being treated in hospitals each day has dropped 34 per cent since peak activity” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "out of a growth pattern in the most heavily affected areas," External link

CBC Friday, May 28, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Our efforts have got us well and truly over the peak of the third wave nationally and heading for a much better summer, if we can stay the course," External link

CBC Friday, May 28, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The good news is that we expect the third wave to continue to decline, as long as we maintain current measures and don’t increase the in-person contact rates across communities,” “It’s very encouraging but reaffirms that now is not the time to relax restrictions” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Our efforts have got us well and truly over the peak of the third wave nationally and heading for a much better summer, if we can stay the course," External link

CBC Friday, May 28, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Over the past month, things have taken a great turn for the better,” “Our efforts have got us well and truly over the peak of the third wave nationally and heading for a much better summer, if we can stay the course” External link

barrie Friday, May 28, 2021 8:31:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “If measures are relaxed, increasing the number of community-wide in-person contacts, resurgence is likely,” External link

barrie Friday, May 28, 2021 8:31:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With four-and-a-half million COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered before the long weekend, and Canadians continuing to roll up their sleeves as vaccination clinics expand across the country, our fastest moving trend is – happily – our vaccination coverage,” External link

680news Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Benefits are being seen among groups targeted for priority vaccination and as vaccine coverage increases across Canada, we can expect further benefits to protect more Canadians over the coming weeks and months," External link

peopledaily Sunday, May 23, 2021 6:53:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Benefits are being seen among groups targeted for priority vaccination and as vaccine coverage increases across Canada, we can expect further benefits to protect more Canadians over the coming weeks and months," External link

sinacom-en Sunday, May 23, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Benefits are being seen among groups targeted for priority vaccination and as vaccine coverage increases across Canada, we can expect further benefits to protect more Canadians over the coming weeks and months," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, May 23, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We know that there have been cases detected in provinces and territories, and there may be some early signs that we already have some community transmission," External link

CBC Friday, May 21, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam says : “Studies on mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedules are underway in other countries, including the United Kingdom,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "So, you actually have to be really careful as you slowly ease those measures. Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point towards a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point toward a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "How fast we go down that curve and if we get to bottom of that curve is contingent on the work that they’re doing together with their communities," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "How fast we go down that curve and if we get to bottom of that curve is contingent on the work that they’re doing together with their communities," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think everybody’s anxious to make sure people who got the first dose of AstraZeneca do have the ability to get that second dose,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think everybody’s anxious to make sure people who got the first dose of AstraZeneca do have the ability to get that second dose,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think everybody's anxious to make sure people who got the first dose of AstraZeneca do have the ability to get that second dose,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "NACI says a complete series of two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can be offered to individuals 12 to 18 years of age who are eligible to receive the vaccine," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “What the difference is between this summer and the previous one is that we stand a much better chance to having an outdoor summer that doesn’t lead to a resurgence in an indoors fall,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point toward a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic," External link

timescolonist Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:09:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "I think masks might be the last layer of that multi-layer protection that we'll advise people to remove," External link

reuters-uk Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:03:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

cp24 Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “To get to this better summer and fall, we need to keep doing everything we can to protect ourselves and our communities, ease the pressure on the health system and help bring an end to this pandemic,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is important progress, but the numbers are still too high,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “we have to be very careful” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, May 14, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Vaccines will be a major help in keeping your rates low and point towards a future that includes some of these activities that we've longed for without a resurgence happening," "Individuals with one dose should feel more confident that they're better protected, but you've got to get that second dose for maximal protection" External link

CBC Friday, May 14, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We’re also beginning to see reductions in the number experiencing severe and critical illness with less than 4,000 people with COVID-19 people being treated in our hospitals each day,” “Including less than 1,400 in intensive care and an average 48 deaths being reported daily” External link

680news Friday, May 14, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “Early indications are looking favourable towards use of an mRNA vaccine if you had a first AstraZeneca vaccine,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, May 14, 2021 6:03:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "There will be further advice forthcoming on that second dose based on the evolving science. We should watch this space," "All of the vaccines being used in Canada are targeting the virus' spike protein, so I think the science will look not just at whether the mixed schedule is safe, but whether that's actually an even better approach than using exactly the same vaccine for the two doses. Those questions remain to be answered" External link

CBC Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As more vaccines come in, that interval can be shorter," External link

CBC Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We say the fall because… it takes two weeks after you’ve received your full vaccine dose to get maximum protection. When you add up all those weeks, we say towards the fall,” “We hope to get there faster, with our supply we probably could. But giving a buffer zone for people to get their maximum protection, we can look towards what I would call getting out of that crisis phase” External link

barrie Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Early indications are looking favourable towards use of an mRNA vaccine if you had a first AstraZeneca vaccine,” “We'll be providing advice, hopefully hearing from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization shortly” External link

barrie Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We say the fall because… it takes two weeks after you’ve received your full vaccine dose to get maximum protection. When you add up all those weeks, we say towards the fall,” “We hope to get there faster, with our supply we probably could. But giving a buffer zone for people to get their maximum protection, we can look towards what I would call getting out of that crisis phase” External link

ctvnews Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Early indications are looking favourable towards use of an mRNA vaccine if you had a first AstraZeneca vaccine,” “We'll be providing advice, hopefully hearing from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization shortly” External link

ctvnews Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is, I hope, our final challenge,” “If we can keep on suppressing the cases and get the vaccines up, we will have a year that looks considerably better moving head” External link

cp24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “That would offer a choice essentially, for those who have received AstraZeneca for the first dose,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We are following the evolving science to provide the most up-to-date advice on whether a mix of schedule is the appropriate way to go," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Yukoners have been amazing and rising to this challenge and I know it's hard," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Yukon is a model that we're all looking toward for success," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "What I would say [is], the same measures that we have used to successfully manage the virus that existed before and is still with us now can be applied to the new variants," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We're quite excited because the Pfizer vaccine has been approved to be provided to those 12 to fifteen years of age," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We know that for Moderna vaccine they're also doing similar trials and the vaccine went very well. It worked very effective for younger people," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam wrote : “Vaccinated or not…for now we still need to take steps to go out safely,” External link

cknw Monday, May 10, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Everyone is trying to provide the best information in order for everyone to make a decision," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "But it's not absolute. There's reduction in your risk of transmission, but it doesn't necessarily eliminate your risk of transmission," External link

CBC Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "There's reduction in your risk of transmission, but it doesn't necessarily eliminate your risk of transmission," External link

barrie Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “But it’s not absolute. There’s reduction in your risk of transmission, but it doesn’t necessarily eliminate your risk of transmission,” External link

680news Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:43:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think we’re all interested in the approach of actually mixing different types of vaccines, like an mRNA following a viral-vector vaccine, for example,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “People should be confident in their public health system in that they are being provided with vaccines, knowing that all of that data and analysis and thoughtful thinking and the balancing of benefit risk has been part of the consideration as vaccines are offered to them,” External link

cknw Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Variants of concern (VOCs) represent a majority of cases in Canada, with the B117 variant now reported in all provinces & territories and accounting for over 95 per cent of VOCs sequenced to date," External link

CBC Monday, May 3, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “There’s not enough data on some of the vaccines at the moment,” “The data is looking pretty good towards the direction that vaccines probably do protect against a reduction in transmission — the extent to which they do that is an evolving scientific study, but I do think that they can reduce transmission. I think it’s looking that way. But we don’t have the data for all vaccines” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think it’s an interplay between getting our vaccines up and getting the rates of vaccinations up really high so that we can potentially have people who come in who’ve been vaccinated, posing not just less of a risk to themselves, but to each other as well,” “So that’s another concept we’re trying to work for” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures, like certain workplace and business closures, by this summer, if enough people get vaccinated," External link

CBC Friday, April 30, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The data is looking pretty good towards the direction that vaccines probably do protect against a reduction in transmission. The extent to which they do that is an evolving scientific study, but I do think that they can reduce transmission, I think is looking that way… So I do think that there is a reduced risk, potentially, in those who are vaccinated,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The data is looking pretty good towards the direction that vaccines probably do protect against a reduction in transmission. The extent to which they do that is an evolving scientific study, but I do think that they can reduce transmission, I think is looking that way… So I do think that there is a reduced risk, potentially, in those who are vaccinated,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures,” External link

cp24 Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:24:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” External link

cknw Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We are seeing higher risks of severe outcomes for women during pregnancy from COVID-19,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:30:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures,” External link

cp24 Friday, April 23, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “More than 11-million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered since vaccination began in mid-December,” “Providing 30 percent of Canadian adults with one dose of a vaccine” External link

citynews-ca Friday, April 23, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 23, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The bottom line is we need as many people vaccinated as much as possible,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 23, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Even then, you have to be cautious, and not sort of lift everything. You’re going to lift things in stages and see what happens,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 23, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These models give us hope, illustrating that there is a safe way to lift most restrictive public health measures…by this summer if enough people get vaccinated,” External link

cknw Friday, April 23, 2021 7:24:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "For the first time in many weeks, the epidemic has dropped out of a growth pattern," External link

CBC Friday, April 23, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 23, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” External link

globalnews Friday, April 23, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “We’ll be doing that risk assessment again and using the data we have now collected at the border to inform our next steps,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, April 23, 2021 1:00:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam explained : “The P.1 variant has been picked up through border screening, but not just from Brazil,” “It’s actually in … somewhere between 40 and 50 other countries (now). So country-specific targeted measures can only go so far” External link

globalnews Friday, April 23, 2021 12:53:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The testing has been very helpful,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "That remains a rare disorder and the rates that they were looking at haven't changed," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Now is not the time to travel for recreational purposes," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Now is not the time to travel for recreational purposes,” External link

680news Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Do not travel for recreational purposes outside your own locality. Right now, that's really important," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “For now, the key message is that everyone needs to keep up with their personal protective measures,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, April 16, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes," External link

barrie Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes," External link

ctvnews Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about The UK ) : "The race between vaccines and variants is at a critical point," External link

mninews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With the rising cases and increased numbers of severe outcomes in younger populations, the analysis on the impact of COVID-19 also has to be taken into account when you look at that benefits and risk analysis,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Although the number of deaths has averaged around 30 each day for several weeks, there is concern that if the increase in severe illnesses persists, we could see a gradual increase in the mortality trend,” “This is the third big push and we’re all tired, but the benefits of applying our strongest collective effort by following public health advice and strictly maintaining individual precautions could not be greater” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We do believe the vaccine has had an impact, and has been effective in reducing severe outcomes," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 12, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With the current acceleration of COVID-19 activity, approaching the peak of the second wave, and a concerning rise in the proportion of cases that involve more contagious variants of concern, strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 12, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "With the current acceleration of COVID-19 activity, approaching the peak of the second wave, and a concerning rise in the proportion of cases that involve more contagious variants of concern, strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating," External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 12, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 12, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "With the current acceleration of COVID-19 activity, approaching the peak of the second wave, and a concerning rise in the proportion of cases that involve more contagious variants of concern, strong public health measures and individual precautions must be sustained where COVID-19 is circulating," External link

timescolonist Monday, April 12, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “While COVID-19 continues to impact people of all ages in Canada, infection rates are highest among those aged 20-39 years of age,” External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 12, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Although B.1.1.7, which is now confirmed in all provinces and two territories, continues to account for the majority of variants of concern in Canada and has likely replaced the original virus in some areas, there has been a concerning rise in P.1 cases in recent weeks,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : “Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point,” “It is clear that we need stronger control to combat variants of concern that are driving rapid epidemic growth in many areas of the country” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Although B.1.1.7, which is now confirmed in all provinces and two territories, continues to account for the majority of variants of concern in Canada and has likely replaced the original virus in some areas, there has been a concerning rise in P.1 cases in recent weeks," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point," "It is clear that we need stronger control to combat variants of concern that are driving rapid epidemic growth in many areas of the country" External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Over the past week, the number of new variant cases has more than doubled,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “All of these trends tell us that even as vaccines are bringing us closer to ending this crisis, we cannot afford to give this virus an inch,” External link

barrie Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Over the past week, the number of new variant cases has more than doubled,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “All of these trends tell us that even as vaccines are bringing us closer to ending this crisis, we cannot afford to give this virus an inch,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point," External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Many of my colleagues are of course worried about what happened at the Easter long weekend, so all of that will be playing out," "Right now, what is of concern to me is the ICUs filling up" External link

timescolonist Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : “The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Many of my colleagues are of course worried about what happened at the Easter long weekend, so all of that will be playing out,” “Right now, what is of concern to me is the ICUs filling up” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam told : "The race between the vaccine and the variants is at a critical point," External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Many of my colleagues are of course worried about what happened at the Easter long weekend, so all of that will be playing out," "Right now, what is of concern to me is the ICUs filling up" External link

timescolonist Friday, April 9, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “All of these trends tell us that even as vaccines are bringing us closer to end his crisis, we cannot afford to give this virus an inch,” “In areas with epidemic growth, the only way to get out of this crisis is the hard way” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, April 9, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Variants of concern are posing new challenges in different locations across the country. Now is not the time to travel for recreational purposes," External link

CBC Thursday, April 8, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : “Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “As of April 6, a total of 16,127 variant of concern cases have been reported across Canada, including 14,790 involving B.1.1.7 variants, 1,000 P.1 variants and 337 B.1.351 variants,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam added : "Early evidence suggests that the P.1 variant may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, making it even more important to control its spread," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "As of April 6, a total of 16,127 variant of concern cases have been reported across Canada, including 14,790 involving B.1.1.7 variants, 1,000 P.1 variants and 337 B.1.351 variants," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU quite immediately, and then they spend quite a big length of time staying in the ICU, which means that there's a capacity impact as well," External link

qt Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU quite immediately, and then they spend quite a big length of time staying in the ICU, which means that there’s a capacity impact as well,” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Variants of concern are contributing to the current resurgence,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages, and severe illness can occur at any age," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "With increasing rates of infection, we are seeing a greater number of younger adults with COVID-19 being treated in hospital," "This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages and severe illness can occur at any age" External link

npr Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With increasing rates of infection, we are seeing a greater number of younger adults with Covid-19 being treated in hospital,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU quite immediately, and then they spend quite a bit length of time staying in the ICU, which means that there’s a capacity impact as well,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages, and severe illness can occur at any age," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “This is a reminder that COVID-19 can impact people of all ages, and severe illness can occur at any age,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The rise in severe and critical illnesses is placing renewed strain on the health system and health-care workforce," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The rise in severe and critical illnesses is placing renewed strain on the health system and health-care workforce," External link

timescolonist Monday, April 5, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 3, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “How they looked at it was really the vaccine is safe and effective overall,” “But these rare serious events we’re seeing being reported in younger age groups and for these young age groups, the serious outcomes from COVID-19 is lower than for the older age groups. So hence, they went ahead and recommended that, for now, put a pause for everyone’s safety sake, just put a pause until we get more data” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “I think the fundamental challenge with this pandemic is that science and evidence and knowledge is always evolving and is emerging fast,” External link

680news Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “How they looked at it was really the vaccine is safe and effective overall,” “But these rare serious events we’re seeing being reported in younger age groups and for these young age groups, the serious outcomes from COVID-19 is lower than for the older age groups. So hence, they went ahead and recommended that, for now, put a pause for everyone’s safety sake, just put a pause until we get more data” External link

680news Saturday, April 3, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "The ongoing increase in infection rates is now playing out in our hospitals with rising trends in severe and critical illnesses, placing renewed strain on the health system," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "New variant case numbers represent the tip of the iceberg, as there are thousands more cases that have screened positive for problematic mutations," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:53:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "New variant case numbers represent the tip of the iceberg, as there are thousands more cases that have screened positive for problematic mutations," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "New variant case numbers represent the tip of the iceberg, as there are thousands more cases that have screened positive for problematic mutations," External link

CBC Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With increasing circulation of highly contagious variants, the threat of uncontrolled epidemic growth is significantly elevated,” External link

680news Monday, March 29, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With increasing circulation of highly contagious variants, the threat of uncontrolled epidemic growth is significantly elevated,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Measures must be stronger, stricter and sustained long enough to suppress rapid epidemic growth of variants of concern,” External link

ottawacitizen Saturday, March 27, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : "Daily case counts have increased over 30 percent in the past two weeks," "Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others" External link

sinacom-en Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "COVID-19 still has a few tricks in store and we need to hold on together a bit stronger and longer until vaccines have us protected," External link

sinacom-en Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : "Daily case counts have increased over 30 percent in the past two weeks," "Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others" External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "COVID-19 still has a few tricks in store and we need to hold on together a bit stronger and longer until vaccines have us protected," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, March 27, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "Every time we hit a holiday period, we're always a bit anxious," External link

timescolonist Friday, March 26, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population," "It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures" External link

timescolonist Friday, March 26, 2021 10:50:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 10:29:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 10:29:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “With more contagious variants spreading this model predicts that current community based public health measures will be insufficient to control rapid growth and resurgence,” “But if a combination of enhanced community-based public health measures and good adherence to individual precautions are implemented and sustained, the epidemic is forecasted to plateau” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “We must all maintain physical distancing, reduce contacts outside our household to just essential activities, continue with good handwashing practices and wear well constructed, well fitting and properly worn face masks to protect ourselves and others,” “For local authorities this means maintaining or immediately implementing strong public health measures which may include restrictions, closures or other community-based control measures to achieve reductions in contacts necessary to get ahead of or prevent further spread of rapidly spreading variants” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 26, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “In parts of Canada where variants of concern represent an increasingly high proportion of cases and are associated with a greater number of outbreaks, we need to maintain high degree of vigilance to keep COVID-19 infections rates down as vaccine programs scale up,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : “Daily case counts have increased over 30 per cent in the past two weeks… Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We are closer now than ever, but it is still too soon to relax measures and too soon to gather in areas where COVID-19 is still circulating in Canada," "So as Passover, Easter and Ramadan approach, make plans to celebrate safely, including having virtual celebrations to protect each other as we make this the last big push to keep the path clear for vaccines," External link

trust Friday, March 26, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “Every time we hit a holiday period, we’re always a bit anxious,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : “These severity indicators can be seen across all age groups of the adult population,” “It is a very important set of information that should drive home to all of us why it is important to maintain these (restrictive) measures” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, March 26, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "We are closer now than ever, but it is still too soon to relax measures and too soon to gather in areas where COVID-19 is still circulating in Canada," "So as Passover, Easter and Ramadan approach, make plans to celebrate safely, including having virtual celebrations to protect each other as we make this the last big push to keep the path clear for vaccines," External link

wsau Friday, March 26, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said : "COVID-19 still has a few tricks in store and we need to hold on together a bit stronger and longer until vaccines have us protected," External link

CBC Friday, March 26, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam said ( about Daily ) : “Daily case counts have increased over 30 per cent in the past two weeks… Every 100 cases in Canada, passes the virus to more than 100 others,” External link

ctvnews Friday, March 26, 2021 5:35:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam indiqué : «Nous constatons déjà les avantages des vaccins dans les populations à risque élevé, avec une réduction des taux d’infection […] chez les adultes de plus de 80 ans et une diminution des éclosions dans les établissements de soins de longue durée» External link

msn-fr Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Theresa Tam indiqué : «Nous constatons déjà les avantages des vaccins dans les populations à risque élevé, avec une réduction des taux d’infection […] chez les adultes de plus de 80 ans et une diminution des éclosions dans les établissements de soins de longue durée» External link

msn-fr Monday, March 22, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam afirmou : "Como outras atividades durante a Covid-19 que envolvem proximidade física, existem algumas coisas que você pode fazer para minimizar o risco de se infectar e espalhar o vírus" External link

g1-globo Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam señaló : “La salud sexual es una parte importante de nuestra salud en general. Sin embargo, el sexo puede ser complicado en momentos de COVID-19, especialmente para aquellos sin una pareja en su hogar o cuya pareja sexual tiene un mayor riesgo al coronavirus. Al igual que otras actividades durante el COVID-19 que involucran cercanía física, hay algunas cosas que pueden hacerse para minimizar el riesgo de infectarse y propagar el virus” External link

monumental Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Theresa Tam disse : "O sexo pode ser complicado na era da Covid-19, especialmente para aqueles sem um parceiro íntimo em sua casa ou cujo parceiro sexual está sob maior risco de Covid-19" External link

correiodopovo Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT



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