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BC govt. statement on how it counts daily COVID-19 cases in hospitals raises more questions than answers. https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0058-001844
"We can only keep pace in ICU because patients are passing away.” These words were not spoken in the developing world. Said today in #Alberta
I've been a physician in Saskatchewan since 1972. I've served in roles that involved much interaction with Health Ministers associated with different political parties. I have never seen such inept leadership in the Health portfolio. We need change. @SKGov @PremierScottMoe
Health minister @adriandix fudging COVID-19 data to make it look like pandemic is not as bad as it is? https://bc.ctvnews.ca/b-c-health-officials-mum-as-controversy-mounts-over-anti-democratic-reporting-policy-1.5596944
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