Canada: Alberta healthcare system on verge of collapse as Covid cases and antivax sentiments rise

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:30:44 GMT 6

Canada: Alberta healthcare system on verge of collapse as Covid cases and antivax sentiments rise


A province that has long boasted of its loose coronavirus restrictions has also been the site of North America’s highest caseloads

A surge in coronavirus cases has pushed the healthcare system in the Canadian province of Alberta to the verge of collapse, as healthcare workers struggle against mounting exhaustion and a growing anti-vaccine movement in the region.

The province warned this week that its ICU capacity was strained, with more people requiring intensive care than any other point during the pandemic – nearly all of them unvaccinated.

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