Should all seniors get the COVID-19 vaccine before essential workers?

Should all seniors get the COVID-19 vaccine before essential workers?

With access to COVID-19 vaccines slowly expanding across Canada, some experts are emphasizing that age should be the main priority, even over some essential workers.The director of geriatrics at Sinai Health System in Toronto, Dr. Samir Sinha, says that

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Report finds Alberta left millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 funds ‘on the table’

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The Alberta government failed to access more than $300 million in available federal supports for things like long-term care and low-wage essential worker top-ups amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.The think-tank looked at

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‘Precarious work is a health hazard’: When staying home isn’t an option – National

‘Precarious work is a health hazard’: When staying home isn’t an option - National

Stay home.This has been one of the driving messages we’ve heard throughout the pandemic to combat the spread of COVID-19.Last week, the Ontario government’s stay-at-home order came into effect and the province entered its second state of emergency.“By doing

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74 Million U.S. Workers at High Risk for COVID

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The findings were published online Nov. 9 in JAMA Internal Medicine. The risks to essential workers in all disciplines who could not work from home were clear from the beginning of the pandemic, said Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency

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