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Dangerous variants threaten Ontario’s new vaccination efforts. Is it time to enforce stronger domestic travel measures?

April 8, 2021 - All News

International passengers landed at Pearson Airport on Feb. 22, 2021 and made their way to a government mandated hotel quarantine. Dr. Peter Juni, director of the province’s Science Advisory Table, says domestic travellers should be subject to the same strict COVID-19 quarantine and testing requirements as international travellers, especially in light of the outbreaks in British Columbia and Alberta of the P.1 variant, which is associated with a decrease in vaccine effectiveness.

As the Ontario government issues a stay-at-home order and closes non-essential businesses and stores, experts say even more can be done to ensure that dangerous variants don’t threaten the province’s vaccine efforts.

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