MSN - CP National http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2e857db14f6a4d9ca04db283860d4731 MSN - CP National Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Thu, 24 Jun 2021 18:17:45 +0000 Tam urges steady restrictions to let COVID-19 vaccines work http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2e857db14f6a4d9ca04db283860d4731/n_COVID-Cda20210326T1220 Dr. Theresa Tam says COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to smother the pandemic in Canada but she urges slow and cautious removal of public health restrictions so they can be of maximum benefit. Reopening too soon, especially as more contagious variants spread, will likely just mean slamming things shut again after people get sick. n_COVID-Cda20210326T1220 Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:20:00 +0000 Dr. Theresa Tam says COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to smother the pandemic in Canada but she urges slow and cautious removal of public health restrictions so they can be of maximum benefit. Reopening too soon, especially as more contagious variants spread, will likely just mean slamming things shut again after people get sick. SOUNDBITE: Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer. PLACELINE: Ottawa, Ontario. CREDIT: The Canadian Press. LANGUAGE: English. Dr. Theresa Tam says COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to smother the pandemic in Canada but she urges slow and cautious removal of public health restrictions so they can be of maximum benefit. Reopening too soon, especially as more contagious variants spread, will likely just mean slamming things shut again after people get sick. Tam urges steady restrictions to let COVID-19 vaccines work