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Canada’s Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats

Surveillance, Preparedness & Vaccines

Surveillance, Preparedness & Vaccines

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McMaster’s COVID-19 Vaccines Learn More

Researchers in McMaster’s Robert E. Fitzhenry Vector Lab are developing and manufacturing two new second-generation COVID-19 vaccine candidates designed to provide broader immunity and help protect against emerging COVID-19 variants.

The Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials Learn More

The Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials is Canada’s first and only research hub dedicated to developing, testing and validating personal protective equipment (PPE).

Evidence Profile – Vaccine roll-out plans Learn More

This profile summarizes key findings and experiences from Canada and around the world to help inform COVID-19 vaccine roll-out plans.

The Canadian Network for Modelling Infectious Disease Learn More

The Canadian Network for Modelling Infectious Disease, brings together statisticians, mathematicians, epidemiologists and public health experts to increase the country’s ability to track the spread of pathogens and inform public health decisions.

Vaccine innovation and manufacturing: The Robert E. Fitzhenry Vector Lab Learn More

Robert E. Fitzhenry Vector Lab’s specialized equipment and pharmaceutical manufacturing capacity have made McMaster a Canadian leader in the development and production of vaccines for clinical trials.