Calls to pursue herd immunity are ‘callous, dangerous nonsense’: immunologist

A U.S. proposal that calls for an end to lockdowns and for people to try to achieve herd immunity is raising alarm bells among health experts who say such a move would have devastating consequences."It's callous, dangerous nonsense," said John Moore, a...

Vaccination should be seen as ‘next step in the arsenal’ against COVID-19, says doctor

As scientists around the world race to find a COVID-19 vaccine, a pediatric infectious disease doctor in Calgary says tackling hesitancy around immunization often starts with a conversation."We work very hard at not making this some kind of philosophical debate,"...

‘Care that is necessary for life’: Personal support workers need full-time, regulated work, experts say

The Ontario government's temporary $3-per-hour pay increase for personal support workers will be a "drop in the bucket" if those employees don't have permanent, steady work, says a PSW who works in a Toronto long-term care facility."We appreciate it for...