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meningococcal B disease in the Saguenay Lac St Jean regions of
                                                           Quebec and Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In addition to the successful
                                                 surveillance for a new meningococcal B vaccine used during

                                                     a mass immunization campaign following an outbreak of
                                              In 2014 and 2015, CANVAS rapidly implemented safety

                         Canadian National Vaccine
                                                                 influenza vaccine safety surveillance campaign, CANVAS will also  continue to monitor vaccine safety for other and new vaccines,  and provide a platform for vaccine acceptability studies.
                                 Safety Network (CANVAS)

                                              The Canadian Vaccine Safety Network (CANVAS) assesses
                                                        Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, and Halifax.
                                                                       weekly safety reports to the Public Health Agency of Canada in
                                                                    providing safety data in this year’s cohort. CANVAS submitted
                                                                           October, November and December. Safety information on the
                                                                              following 7 influenza vaccines was captured: Flumist, Fluviral,
                                                     campaigns. The network is comprised of sites in Vancouver,
                                                 vaccine safety immediately after implementation of vaccine
                                                                 surveillance campaign, with more than 35,000 participants
                                                             CANVAS initiated its eight annual influenza vaccine safety

                                                                                  Vaxigrip, Agriflu, Fluzone, Influvac and Fluad. No unexpected side
                                                                                            reported among 2016 vaccinees.

                                                                                     effects were observed in adults or children following the 2016  seasonal vaccines, although a slighter higher rate of events was

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