Ontario’s medical professionals answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines.
WHO’s Chief Scientists Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains how our body develops immunity against a new virus. How is immunity developed when we are infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus? How is it different from vaccine derived immunity?
What do we know about sub variants of Omicron so far? Are they more transmissible? Do they cause more severe disease? How is the risk of infection being perceived by the experts and the public?
Information on the symptoms of Long COVID (or Post COVID-19 condition), how long it lasts, when should you worry, and what treatments are recommended.
Dr. Gupta (M.D. Respirology) & Dr. Anand (M.D. Respirology & Sleep Medicine) discuss factors parents should consider when deciding to vaccinate their children against COVID-19. Please note the statistics in the clip are based on data up to May 2022.
Dr Gupta explains why a 4th dose has been recommended, how the COVID-19 variants and sub-variants have impacted our vaccine recommendations, and who should get their 4th shot. This clip is from the May ’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.
Dr. Anju Anand (M.D. Respirology & Sleep Medicine) discusses the common concern about getting safely vaccinated against COVID-19 for those with allergies. This clip is from the May ’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.
Dr Samir Gupta (M.D. Respirology) confirms that both vaccines are recommended & how adults and children should go about getting those shots. This clip is from the May ’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.
Dr Samir Gupta (M.D. Respirology) addresses the common misconception about vaccine safety or effects on pregnant individuals, and on fertility. This clip is from the May’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.
This executive summary was created to provide a synopsis of the virtual Wellness Hub May 2022 Vaccine Town Hall. The session was co-created by Dr. Anand, Dr. Gupta, and the Wellness Hub team.
This information sheet was co-created by the Wellness Hub team with Dr Anju Anand (M.D., Respirology & Sleep Medicine) and Dr Samir Gupta (M.D., Respirology) to address 8 myths & misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines.
A decision aid resource regarding COVID-19 vaccination for adults (age >18 years) or children aged 12 years or older with an autoimmune rheumatic disease.