Omicron Concerns

Image Courtesy: Pexels IF Canadian cases of the Omicron variant are yet to be confirmed… THEN it will only get worse when more people test positive… BECAUSE lots of people are either stuck in South Africa or are in quarantine. Four cases were already confirmed in Ontario with one confirmed in Quebec, and more peopleContinue reading “Omicron Concerns”

Here We Go Again

Image Courtesy: Pexels IF the latest variant of concern, Omicron, reaches Canada… THEN we’ll be going back into lockdown… BECAUSE that’s what happened when other variants wreaked havoc. While vaccinations rates are high in Canada, they are not high in Africa, which is where the variant was first detected. Travel restrictions have been initiated, butContinue reading “Here We Go Again”

Hindsight Is 20/20

Image Courtesy: Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press IF hindsight is 20/20… THEN the Canadian army must be feeling pretty silly right now… BECAUSE they started tracking the coronavirus in January 2020, yet they underestimated the virus’ threat. There was a chance to curb the virus’ effect, yet it was squandered. And here we are, in theContinue reading “Hindsight Is 20/20”

Backtracking Towards Common Sense

Image Courtesy: Ketut Subiyanto/Pexels IF previous modelling showed that the delta variant would cause a surge in cases… THEN British Columbia and Manitoba must be feeling pretty silly right now… BECAUSE both provinces reintroduced mask mandates today. Case counts are rising across the country as more and more vaccine mandates are set to be implementedContinue reading “Backtracking Towards Common Sense”

Loosening COVID Restrictions

Image Courtesy: Michael Burrows/Pexels IF cases are rising across the world as a result of the delta variant… THEN perhaps someone should re-think the Canada’s decision to relax border restrictions… BECAUSE it won’t end well, especially as a potential fourth wave (which one epidemiologist says has already begun) will hit youth and/or the unvaccinated theContinue reading “Loosening COVID Restrictions”