Canadian hospitals and health systems are still struggling through the ebb and flow of COVID-19, leading to long delays for elective procedures, new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows.
A pill to treat COVID-19 appears to be the country's best hope, outside of vaccines and strong public health measures, to keep hospitals from being overrun with cases of the virus now and in the future, doctors say.
Canada's chief public health officer warned on Friday, April 1, 2022, that a COVID-19 resurgence is likely underway and encouraged Canadians to be vigilant to help curb the spread of the latest variant.
Montrealer Claudia Hébert says she started to feel extreme fatigue and to get fevers three weeks after returning from Senegal in March 2020, with only a few months left to a complete her Université de Montréal veterinary medicine program.
Many provinces indicated on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, they would not rush to follow the lead of Alberta and Saskatchewan by quickly dropping COVID-19 vaccination passports and indoor mask requirements.