Risks of COVID-19 variants

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As new COVID-19 variants continue to emerge, it’s important to know more about the virus, its variants and how vaccines work against them.

About the variants

COVID-19 does not have to be severe to take a toll. Even mild symptoms have an impact on communities, businesses and health systems.

Remember: a virus’s job is to spread, not to treat people kindly.

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About the vaccines

Vaccines are very effective in protecting you from severe COVID-19, hospitalization and death.

You are less likely to develop severe COVID-19 if you have up-to-date vaccinations, including a booster shot if you are eligible.

How you can do your part

To find out more about your COVID-19 guidance in your province or territory, including how to book your vaccine, visit:

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