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When will COVID-19 be endemic?

The IHE CEO, Dr. Christopher McCabe is featured in an April 1st 2022  Globe and Mail article titled: “ When will COVID-19 be endemic? The four factors that will shape the virus’s future”.

“We’re in a place of incredible uncertainty,” said Christopher McCabe, who leads the Edmonton-based Institute for Health Economics. “But even in the face of that uncertainty we do need to plan, and we need to plan in a systematic way.”….. “Ideally we would want to be in the position to be able to say here’s our evidence-based playbook,” he said.

Link to full article: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-covid-endemic-pandemic-meaning/

Dr. McCabe also participated in discussing this item on Global TV podcast with host Kelly Cutrara at the following link: https://omny.fm/shows/kelly-cutrara/when-will-covid-19-be-endemic

 

For further information

John Sproule, Senior Policy Director, Institute of Health Economics,

Ph: 780-862-1905 

Email: [email protected]

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