Vaccines and Variants – February 19, 2021

Vaccines and Variants – February 19, 2021

Vaccines and Variants – February 19, 2021

Martin Stringer welcomes Katrina Plamondon (UBC and Canadian Centre for Global Health Research) to discuss Canada’s funding commitment for the international vaccine effort — at the same time Canada is the only G7 country taking doses from the COVAX program.

Dr. Lisa Barrett, an infectious disease expert at Dalhousie University, analyzes the latest federal modelling on COVID-19 and the threat of new variants.

Journalists Erica Ifill (Hill Times and the Bad + Bitchy podcast) and Mia Rabson (The Canadian Press) review the latest political developments.