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Tough decisions ahead as British Columbians consider bigger social bubbles

When the province announced how it would begin easing public health orders that shuttered businesses and services, they also urged British Columbians to consider a small number of people to reintroduce into their lives — and that led to some confusion. Click the title to read more.

Illes: COVID-19 response may teach us to value fairness

Many of us have become accustomed to a new daily ritual: every day, millions of Canadians tune in to news conferences in which political leaders and public health officials speak about the spread of COVID-19 and measures to slow it. Click the title to read more.

Politicians appeal to our sense of fairness in the battle against COVID-19

Many of us have become accustomed to a new daily ritual: every day, millions of Canadians tune into news conferences in which political leaders and public health officials speak about the spread of COVID-19 and measures to slow it. Click the title to read more.

In Outbreaks Some Health Workers Bolt. How BC Is Trying to Prevent It

“Experts such as UBC bioethicist Judy Illes said the B.C. government has taken important steps to support health-care workers and thus minimize absenteeism.” Click the title to read more.

COVID-19: Prepare for Care-Rationing—Know Your Hospital Policies

​As the COVID-19 crisis rolls across the nation, neurologists and their health care colleagues are dealing with resource shortages that may have life-limiting consequences for their patients. Click the title to read more.

What is the end game? Ontario’s stark modelling forecast could help Canadians cope with COVID-19

How do we eventually climb down from here? If the virus can be suppressed, it will be possible to selectively lift some social distancing measures, experts said. Click the title to read more.