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Clues on How COVID-19 Impacts You, Maybe in Your Genes

Responding to an NCM reporter’s question, the B. C. government has said it does want to study the underlying genetic factors that may be causing some Canadians to be more vulnerable to the pandemic than others. But, a detailed study will have to wait until the current wave of infections is behind us.

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Research Shows Canada Has Overlooked Immigrant Doctors

The level of care provided by internationally-trained or immigrant physicians is roughly equal to that provided by Canadian-born or American-born physicians, says Robert Falconer.

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All Hands on Deck: It’s Time to Allow Internationally-Trained Physicians to Join the Fight

We’re asking our internationally-trained doctors to risk their lives during this crisis. The least we can do is offer them a stable future.

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Retired and Re-deployed Doctors Pitch In During COVID-19 Pandemic

With the explosion in the number of COVID-19 cases, Canadian provinces are recruiting retired doctors and redeploying healthcare practitioners. Webinars organized by the Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC) are providing refresher training to the healthcare community.

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