This week on Down to Business, three experts spoke about the challenges and opportunities of vaccine rollout in Canada, perhaps the single biggest issue right now affecting the economic recovery.
Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist, talked about the stumbling blocks that Canada has hit so far while rolling out the vaccine, as well as the biggest lessons he’s learned one year into the pandemic.
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Dr. Atul Kapur, an emergency physician in Ottawa, and the co-chair of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians’s public affairs committee, provided an inside view of the emergency rooms in our hospitals, which were already strained before the pandemic and how this has exacerbated the crisis.
Lastly, Dr. Akwatu Khenti, chair of the Black Scientists’ Task Force on Vaccine Equity, explained how he’s working to clear up misconceptions about vaccines — which will be a key issue as we move forward.
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