As the rapid spread of the Omicron variant leads to renewed health restrictions in many parts of the country, some medical experts and politicians are saying Canadians will have to live with COVID-19.
It’s a significant shift in approach?for some parts of the country —?like Nova ScotiaThe overall death rate is 63.94 per 100,000 people., which saw lower rates of infection prior to Omicron. Nowhe said, during his Friday briefing., the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang is talking about what it means to “live with COVID.”?He sits down with host Chris Hall to explain.
ThenFlorida and South Dakota, political science professors Katherine Fierlbeck of Dalhousie University and John Church of the University of Alberta discuss political leadership at this point in the pandemicof up to 10 physically-distanced people are permitted (but no indoor gatherings). Outdoor physical and recreational activities are also permitted with up to 10 physically-distanced people of all ages.. What message should elected leaders be sending?as Canada enters a third year of battling COVID-19had to add scores of surge beds after beaches?