Healthcare workers

Vaccination should be mandatory for health care workers: article now available in French

Provincial and territorial governments in Canada should instate mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers in both public and private settings, according to an article, now available in both English and French, in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. In the article, Dr. Kumanan Wilson and colleagues from the University of Ottawa conclude such rules [...]

2021-05-18T12:46:45-04:00May 18, 2021|Healthcare workers|

Two studies will help determine whether health care workers in Canada are at higher risk of contracting SARS-CoV-2

Preliminary, non-peer reviewed results suggest that in phase 1 of a study on healthcare workers led by Dr. Nicola Cherry at the University of Alberta, rates of infection were higher in physicians than in other HCWs and higher in Quebec physicians than among physicians in Alberta.

2021-02-25T17:12:12-05:00November 26, 2020|Healthcare workers, Media Releases|
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