Poor intelligence gathering on COVID-19, faulty risk assessments on the spread of the virus, and a Public Health Agency that lacked enough scientific expertise all helped make the pandemic worse in Canada than it should have been, a parliamentary committee heard Friday. Globe & Mail May 8/21
Meeting No. 35 HESA – Standing Committee on Health ,Friday, May 7, 2021
Emergency Situation Facing Canadians in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael Garner Witness comments begin 14.14.29
From 2006 to 2019 Michael Garner worked as an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist at the Public Health Agency of Canada, beginning as a Field Epidemiologist, and working primarily in research and control of emerging infectious diseases – which COVID-19 is one.
Excerpted from Globe & Mail article of May 8/21
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