Just as vaccination drives are picking up steam across Canada, deadlier and possibly more transmissible COVID-19 variants are spiking up infection rates among Canadians.
“It’s very concerning,” Dr. Susy Hota, medical director of infection prevention and control at University Health Network, Toronto told Global News Wednesday.
The “impact of transmission” when it comes to the variants of concern (VOC) is “far greater,” she said, adding that we need more than just ramped-up vaccination efforts to combat the super spreaders.
All this, ahead of the Easter weekend, which could lead people to gather.
Global’s Abigail Bimman has the story.
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