Canada: ‘A Lot of People Are Suffering’: Physicians Oppose Sweeping Lockdowns

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People walk along a deserted street in Old Montreal on Nov. 18, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

By Lee Harding November 18, 2020 Updated: November 19, 2020

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says another lockdown is possible, but an increasingly vocal group of medical health experts are urging a more measured approach.

New cases of COVID-19 in Ontario exceeded 1,400 for the first time on Nov. 11. On Nov. 17, 1,249 new cases were reported, as were 12 deaths and 1,135 recoveries.

Ford tweeted, “We must always be prepared to change course as the situation evolves. We’re staring down the barrel of another lockdown, and I will not hesitate for a second if we have to go further, because our number one priority right now is getting these numbers down.”

Dr. Rob Sargeant, head of internal medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and a professor of medicine at the University…

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