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Please read our Commenting Policy first. The fourth wave of COVID that public health experts have been warning about for months has arrived. Theresa Tam says. However, experts say this wave might look a little different than ones.
Cora Constantinescu, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist with the University of Calgary. ICU stays are going up as part of the s from our chief medical officer of health, and R0, which is how many people one person infects, is going up, which is all a of an outbreak or a wave.
According to preliminary data from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Delta variant has essentially taken over in Canada. It was only about eight per cent of cases during the week of May 9, By July 11, it was 78 per cent — though the data remains incomplete, so this could change.
Anna Banerji, an infectious diseases specialist with the University of Toronto, told Global News earlier in the week. So, adults who continue to be unvaccinated or under-vaccinated and children under the age of 12 that are not eligible for vaccination right now.
Partially-vaccinated people represent 8 per cent and fully-vaccinated people are 11 per cent. So, taking that intothe unvaccinated are 15 times more likely to be in hospital with COVID than people who are fully vaccinated: a rate of 1. : How to reach the vaccine-hesitant - What experts, reluctant Canadians say. Alberta is showing similar figures. According to the government website, 92 per cent of hospitalized cases since January occurred in unvaccinated people, or in people who got sick less than two weeks after their first dose. So because our kids are unvaccinated, the only way our children are safe is if the s in our society are low.
Because of the high vaccination rate, epidemiologists suggest that we might not see hospitalizations stay as closely linked to case s as they were in the past. He thinks that this is because older people, who are most likely to end up in the hospital, tend also to be the most-vaccinated group. We might be seeing this now in the U. Public health practitioners are most concerned about serious illness, he explained. World Canada Local. Full Menu Search Menu.
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