COVID-19 Need for coordinated action

Opinion piece by Salman Qureshi and colleagues from the Critical Care Infectious Disease Network in Canada: All levels of government must take decisive, co-ordinated action now before it's too late

Dr. Salman Qureshi and colleagues from the Critical Care – Infectious Diseases Network in Canada speak to the critical actions needed as we experience this public health crisis.

Canadian leaders can reduce the damage caused by COVID-19 to Canadians and Canadian society by paying close attention to decisions taken in countries currently experiencing severe outbreaks. Strategies to mitigate the spread of the virus amongst the population, minimizing the strain of our healthcare system at any one time, coupled with a sharing of resources across boundaries as the demand for health-care fluctuates, will together play an important role on the ultimate long-term effect of this virus on our society.

Read the full news article:

Opinion: All levels of government must take decisive, co-ordinated action now — before it’s too late. Special to the National Post. March 17, 2020.