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Deputy chief public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo says collecting better data can help in addressing inequalities the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam urges Canadians to keep up practices that have slowed the spread of COVID-19: 'The virus doesn’t care about our past efforts. It’s what we do now that matters. We’ve come too far, lost too much, and have so much to protect.'
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says of the COVID-19 pandemic: 'I want Canadians to take to heart that even though we have done well, all it takes is letting our guard down, a lack of understanding, or forgetfulness, to compromise the gains we have achieved together.'
Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, says in a statement released today: 'We are still at a very critical stage in the fight against COVID-19. What each of us does now impacts the trajectory of this epidemic...By staying apart, we can get through this together.'
Canada's chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says the efforts Canadians are making to slow the spread of COVID-19 have allowed the health system to cope. She says we can't let down our guard during holidays. Tam tells Canadians to take a 'staycation for the nation.'