The committee noted that the Public Health Agency of Canada has yet to revise or finalize its guidance for long-term care homes in light of concerns about its current relevance.
Independent Senator Chantal Petitclerc chairs the Senate Social Affairs and Science Committee, which released a preliminary report that highlighted areas in which governments have much groundwork left to cover in mitigating future outbreaks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada is “ill-prepared” for the anticipated second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many of the vulnerabilities exposed at its peak still unaddressed, according to a new Senate committee report.
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