Tam says ‘extremely difficult balance’ lays ahead in second wave of COVID-19
'There was of course an increase in what provinces felt to be appropriate in terms of gatherings, but there were actual rules applied to those settings as well,' says Dr. Theresa Tam. 'Getting the balance is extremely difficult. You’re going to see this in the Quebec context and the Ontario context as well, where maybe things did get loosened up more than one expected.'
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam, pictured on Oct. 13, says 'one might have predicted' that settings where outbreaks are now occurring were 'predictable,' but public officers 'will not hesitate to clamp down' at these sites. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade