A new pandemic- Experts urge Ontario to vaccinate

2022-04-05
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As the third wave of the pandemic worsens, with?COVID-19 cases soaring and critical care admissions reaching record highsThe country was not even 200 per day, some health experts are calling on the province to quicken?their vaccine distribution to combat?unsustainable pressure facing hospitals and health centresThe province is asking companies that want to set up on-site clinics to not only organize and pay for them.

“We’re at over 100 per cent constantly,” said Jamie Spiegelman, an internal medicine and critical care specialist at Humber River Hospital in Toronto.?

On Sunday, Critical Care Services Ontario released a daily report showing record-high intensive care unit numbers in the province, with 467 people in ICU.?

In February, provincial modelling showed that the province was heading for a potential disaster come early March if the government didn’t take heed of the science table’s advice to?aggressively vaccinate and maintain:1619311020000,?stay-at-home orders.?

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