#COVID19 update: Canada reports lowest daily death toll in months, China delayed releasing info to WHO, meta-analysis shows physical distancing and masks reduce infection risk, and hundreds of cases missing from Ontario’s count.
The coming days and weeks will be crucial in Canada’s pandemic response according to infectious disease experts.
The slowdown in patients and procedures due to COVID-19 is hitting some doctors harder than others.
Advocates worry the pandemic has worsened the situation of patients previously unfairly blamed for blocking beds.
Prioritizing patients for surgery is becoming more fraught as Canada’s slowdown of non-emergency procedures drags on, doctors warn.
Specialists will need new skills to ride the wave of change coming with advancements in artificial intelligence, according to a Royal College task force.
Questions remain about Canada’s testing capacity as provinces prepare to ease pandemic restrictions.
Four in 10 doctors surveyed by the Canadian Medical Association say they’ve seen no change in the supply of protective equipment.
Recent research underscores that there are no quick fixes for complex health and social problems.
Many trainees were already grappling with financial challenges before COVID-19 broke out.